June 4, 2019 Chris

2,797 views Dec 14, 2018, 01:00am Chris Pearse Contributor I write about the realities and challenges of leadership. The company is falling apart and its survival is in the balance. It has: Investment, Technology, Markets, Expertise, Experience, Prospects, Good People… Basically everything it needs to succeed. And yet it may not. Why? The reason is…

June 4, 2019 Chris

1,280 views Dec 18, 2018, 01:56am Chris Pearse Contributor I write about the realities and challenges of leadership. Google “Work Hard” and you’ll find an abundance of articles exhorting you to do just that: 5 Reasons You Need To Work Hard To Get Ahead (Inc) Why You Should Work Hard At Everything 5 Ways to Motivate…

June 4, 2019 Chris

3,899 views Dec 22, 2018, 03:36am Chris Pearse Contributor I write about the realities and challenges of leadership. Executive Coaches are like any other breed of professional: some are good, some are not. But because the potential impact of an executive coach can be so high, their defects, blind-spots and shortcomings need to be rigorously understood before…

June 4, 2019 Chris

8,954 views Dec 29, 2018, 02:35am Chris Pearse Contributor I write about the realities and challenges of leadership. If your New Year is incomplete without a resolution or two, here are 12 – one for each month of the year – that you can pick and choose from. Don’t forget that Leadership is about the…

June 4, 2019 Chris

1,822 views Jan 3, 2019, 01:52am Chris Pearse Contributor I write about the realities and challenges of leadership. One of the drawbacks of our dependency on logic and reason is that our intellects can only ever operate on the past. The data we use to analyse and understand our world is never current – it…

June 4, 2019 Chris

745 views Jan 7, 2019, 10:57am Chris Pearse Contributor I write about the realities and challenges of leadership. What better leadership recruitment strategy could there possibly be than hiring the best there is? The leader who has demonstrated their pre-eminence through success, distinction and impact. The recipient of plaudits, kudos and accolades. It’s a safe bet –…

June 4, 2019 Chris

1,090 views Jan 21, 2019, 02:19am Chris Pearse Contributor I write about the realities and challenges of leadership. TWEET THIS “Self-aware leaders that understand the dynamics of their own behaviour will shape the corporate culture, not values.” “Self-aware leaders that understand the dynamics of their own behaviour will shape the corporate culture, not values.” The Business…

June 4, 2019 Chris

23,994 views Jan 25, 2019, 02:27am Chris Pearse Contributor I write about the realities and challenges of leadership. TWEET THIS Emotional Intelligence is one such competency that can be worryingly underdeveloped even at the highest levels It is far easier to exercise control over, shape and develop what you bring to the world, than what you…

June 4, 2019 Chris

Chris Pearse Contributor I write about the realities and challenges of leadership. TWEET THIS it is all too easy to divert one’s attention from the lack of meaning derived from a particular initiative by immediately embarking on another Your purpose is not to climb the ladder, earn a living, get famous, be the best parent,…

June 4, 2019 Chris

Chris Pearse Contributor I write about the realities and challenges of leadership. TWEET THIS The board-room table that seats 20 or 30 is an anachronistic, corporate ego-trip that promotes grandstanding. Technology can facilitate some meetings, but it can also provide a compelling reason to disengage from others. According to Donald Wetmore of the Productivity Institute:…