Connecting Technology Leadership with a Growth Mindset

What is happening today, and what will happen tomorrow? These are the questions David Cornick grapples with in his everyday life. Having worked for IBM for over 30 years, David sees technologies emerging from all corners of business, and watches Read More…

The Art and Practice of Adaptive Leadership

The art of leadership is not the heroic image many of us have in our minds. It can’t be a one-size-fits-all because, put simply, leaders ultimately rely on their followers and no two followers are the same. Leadership can be Read More…

 The ‘Simply Irresistible’ Leader

I have worked with some leaders who were simply irresistible. Like magnets, they attracted and retained employees, customers and profits. They always got the best out of people.  They respected and took great care of their people and we, in Read More…

Making Sure Your Leadership Legacy Counts

Eleanor Roosevelt once stated: “A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water”. Often when people are promoted into leadership positions, they are being truly tested in Read More…

Bridging The Generational Gap In Modern Organisations

Not for the first time in recent years we face the dilemma of engaging a multi-generational workforce. The workplace has always had multiple generations at work at the same time, and there have always been challenges and gaps between generations Read More…

Coaching for Change is the New Normal

”Doubt Is Not A Pleasant Condition But Certainty Is Absurd” – Voltaire When change is the new normal, certainty is elusive. Yet we crave certainty or, at a minimum, relative stability as homeostatic sapiens. What to do? I remember presenting Read More…

Time Management Thoughts for Leaders

“Time once lost, can never be recovered.” Geoffrey Chaucer en-route to Canterbury Time is a resource. According to Peter Drucker “Time is the scarcest resource. Unless it is managed, nothing can be managed.”  An effective manager make decisions everyday on Read More…

The Eight Archetypes of Leadership

Although the ghost of the Great Man still haunts leadership studies, most of us have recognised by now that successful organisations are the product of distributive, collective, and complementary leadership. The first step in putting together such a team is Read More…