Leadership – a poem to provoke thought. If you are a leader or aspire to be one, you might enjoy this poem. ‘Leadership’ is written to share the realities of leadership. The perceptions vs the realities. The fact vs the fantasy. If you have led for a substantial period you will recognise yourself. Enjoy. Stay […]Continue Reading...
Meeting Mastery If you have ever wondered why some leaders get promotion after promotion, all the way to the top, this illustrated podcast reveals one of their advanced skills. Previously, if you were not lucky enough to work with such a leader, you had to suffer horrendously mismanaged meetings throughout your career. You may have […]Continue Reading...
Government waste: why they squander so much money. Here is just one of the many reasons your tax pound and mine is being squandered, and will continue to be wasted. Imagine that you have developed a highly effective way in which governments and local authorities (GLAs) can Save a huge amount of money Deliver a […]Continue Reading...
How much is Meeting Mastery worth to you? If you are a typical executive you spend between 50% and 95% of your time in meetings. You know, from experience, how little of that time is productive. The question is, if you reached meeting mastery, if you could double your meeting productivity, and get that improvement […]Continue Reading...
CREATE! Every great company has been built on at least one innovation; usually on a chain of successful creations. Such companies grow to a huge scale on the back of their founder’s creations. Then what happens? Alas, it is, oh, so predictable. The innovators, the creators who founded and built the company, sell, retire, or […]Continue Reading...
Leadership Coaching and Executive Coaching by Skype * (* or any of dozens of other providers) Having been coaching at CEO and C level for many years, I asked myself this question? How does face-to-face coaching compare to coaching using video call services such as Skype? (You can see a list of some video calling […]Continue Reading...
Mastering Motivation Mastering motivation, as you have probably found is not possible by following the standard models taught on the subject. Maslow, Herzberg, McGregor, Vroom and many others offer models, models that don’t work in the real world. Yet we see across the globe and throughout time that there are and were leaders who […]Continue Reading...
Learning to Coach Is learning to coach worthwhile? What could you achieve if you learned how to coach? What impact could you have on the performance of others? On yourself? How much will you benefit from learning to coach? Coaching is a subject about which much is written, but little is said that […]Continue Reading...
Corporate Culture Almost every CEO can tell you that corporate culture is important. Some might even be able to quote Drucker (“Culture eats strategy for breakfast.”). A few might be able to tell you what their corporate culture is, and with even fewer you’ll find their description is shared by managers and staff when asked […]Continue Reading...
Selling in Executive Coaching “What!? Where is there any role for selling in executive coaching?” It won’t be the first time I’ve heard those words when training executives in coaching skills. Before anyone concludes that such is an unreasonable question: it is not. It is entirely reasonable, particularly when expressed as: “Coaching is about helping […]Continue Reading...