15 Things Every Successful & Courageous Person Has In Common

I’m regularly speaking and working with successful people across the globe especially about courage and leadership. Since 2007, I’ve spoken to over a 1,000 CEOs, executives, authors, politicians and even neuroscientists .When speaking to these individuals, I always notice common traits that they all have, which lend to their success. I’ve boiled all of these…

5 Questions to ask Yourself for 2021

My daughter says to me that today is a powerful Astrological day to set your intentions and I must tell the universe what I want. Now whether you are into this sort of stuff or not, I do find it fascinating. Thing is regardless of whether it is a powerful Astrological day or not; everyday…

Is Leadership a routine?

Is Leadership a routine? What routine do you have as a leader? Do think about your regular routines, or, just get “caught up” in the busyness of life and then realise how quickly time goes by. Then, one day you may realise “you could have done something different.” It’s never too late and the time…

Time to Assess Your Leadership

How would you assess yourself as a leader? Have you completed a 360 degree assessment? How do you compare to a recognised leadership capability framework? We don’t know what we don’t know! So, take some time and step aside from your existing role for a moment, and observe the messages that may have been coming…

Why Leadership Must Change NOW

Why Leadership Must Change NOW This is NOT a dress rehearsal. We are all at a Cross Road, with the economy slowing, productivity sluggish, employment growth and consumer confidence faltering. Many economists are now predicting an extended period of slow economic growth and recovery. And, to top it off “there are significant gaps and weaknesses…

Congratulations! You are leading a difficult team remotely.

Here’s the good news! You’ve just been promoted to a manager role. Congratulations! Now here’s the not so good news. All staff are working remotely and, many of them are difficult! So, what do you do? Still want the role, or say no thanks and shoot yourself in the foot with your future career? Or,…

How to have Courageous Conversations

How to have Courageous Conversations Difficult people do exist at work.  Difficult people come in every variety and no workplace is without them.  How difficult you find that person to deal with depends on your self-esteem, your self-confidence and your professional courage.  Dealing with difficult people is easier when the person is just generally obnoxious…

Great Leadership Teams “Optimise Collaboration”

How would you cope as an astronaut in space when you are on the way to the moon and a disaster occurs? This is about the most extreme working situation you can imagine where the collaboration model is being highly stress tested. Current circumstances are certainly testing the collaboration model in many ways of course,…