Why Not To Pull Your Punches When You Evaluate?

Quick to learn new information, read new tips, absorb information and embrace a process of change. Start with good intentions and great gusto. Success or failure comes and it’s too easy to keep going and forget to evaluate the results. Even if we have review periods built in, it’s all too easy to move straight […]

You’ll probably have come across Simon Sinek and his first book ‘Start With Why.’ You may have seen his Ted talk which has been seen 14 million times. This is his new book, and take 45 minutes out to watch this video. It’s more than worth it. Here’s some blurb about the video

In this in-depth talk, ethnographer and leadership expert Simon Sinek reveals the hidden dynamics that inspire leadership and trust. In biological terms, leaders get the first pick of food and other spoils, but at a cost. When danger is present, the group expects the leader to mitigate all threats even at the expense of their personal well-being. Understanding this deep-seated expectation is the key difference between someone who is just an “authority” versus a true “leader.”

Help I Need Somebody!

Help, I need somebody Help, not just anybody Help, you know I need someone, Help. Well you need more than someone. If you’re going to be make a change and make it last, you’re going to need lots of help. People. Resources. Tools. Support. Training. But before we turn down the ‘this is too hard’ […]

Why We Need To Promise Carefully And Exceed People’s Expectations

What promises do you make? If you read my blog regularly you will know that I’m not one to moan about businesses or people in general. People are human, businesses make mistake, there’s plenty more to focus on. Move on. But over the last few days, I’ve been suitably impressed and unimpressed by two companies. […]