What Does It For You?

Music (currently Joshua Radin- My, My Love), Coffee-House (Harris and Hoole Barnet), “Flat-White please.” Writing (currently my Blog), In this Armchair, I’m sitting grinning. Right now does it for me. Doesn’t have to be for long. But if I haven’t done it for a long time. I know it. I get irritable. I get disconnected. […]

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.”

Time For Action

It’s one thing to think about it, but it’s another thing to act on it. It’s too easy to procrastinate. The intention’s there, but the follow through’s lacking. Distractions, other priorities, self doubt, getting stuck, external pressures or simply being enticed away by something more shiny. These are all at war with our efforts to […]

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’ […]