4 models to break down the complexity of leadership

4 models to break down the complexity of leadership

Have you ever Googled the word “Leadership”? If so, you’ll find about 800 million search results – it is massive! There will be some junk in there, but there are also brilliant, helpful and practical insights from people who’ve spent a lifetime leading or...
Stay Humble – 6 tips for leaders

Stay Humble – 6 tips for leaders

Leader behaviour comes in many shades and styles but more and more leadership experts are beginning to recognise the extremely important role that being able to stay humble plays in effective leadership. Humble leaders are able to recognise their mistakes, learn from...
5 tips to stop gossip in the workplace

5 tips to stop gossip in the workplace

Gossiping about other people, and being critical of them, is a way of finding common ground with others, and of building up intimacy as you share information that is a little bit dangerous and private. Social scientists tell us gossip is a time honoured and popular...
Do you work for a not so great leader?

Do you work for a not so great leader?

Do you work for a not so great leader?   I’ve been privileged to work for some great leaders. I’ve also worked for some not so great leaders. The best thing is I’ve learnt a lot from both. I recently read the best-selling biography of Steve Jobs by Walter...
Don’t blame your culture

Don’t blame your culture

In any given day you can hear leaders in organisations around the country saying things like “that won’t work in our culture” or making excuses such as “Don’t worry about it, that’s just the culture in this place”. Culture is thought to be too big to ignore, too tough...