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…

Do You Hate Your Boss?

  According to the most recent Gallup “State of the Global Workplace” study, half of all employees in the United States have quit jobs at some point in their careers in order to get away from their bosses. The figures Read More…

Do Schools Destroy Creativity?

  Research by Professor George Land has shown an alarming decline in our creativity as we go through the educational system.  For example, when a group of 3-5 year-olds were tested for divergent thinking (a prerequisite to creativity), about 98% were Read More…

5 Tips for Motivating Employees

  A common question I am asked is “How do I motivate my team?”   I usually respond, “You don’t.   However what you can do is create the right environment, the right factors, and opportunities that will motivate each of your Read More…