Chief Exec: Stop Being a Super Hero

Chief Exec: Stop Being a Super Hero

I know you’re the boss and you have a lot of responsibility sitting on your shoulders; you get paid more than anyone else (apart from that consultant you keep hiring) and your neck is on the chopping block if things go wrong, but we need to get a couple of...
Employees: Please Stop Giving Me 110%

Employees: Please Stop Giving Me 110%

…Or 1000% or a million percent or what ever hyperbolic measure you want to impress me with. 100% will do nicely thank you – but not all the time, probably about 30% of the time will do. And I will pay you 100% of your salary, of course. You see much of...
Who Do You Think You Are?

Who Do You Think You Are?

Coaching for Outcomes…or Insights? I’ve been coaching for over 15 years now and over that period I’ve familiarised myself with a number of coaching processes and methodologies, not to mention all those acronyms. I’ve noticed how many of these...
Leadership in Crisis: The Revival

Leadership in Crisis: The Revival

Much of what I read about Leadership concerns squeezing more out of less. It’s about being more efficient, productive, profitable and successful with the resources at hand. It’s about modelling the behaviours of those around us that appear to achieve these...