Curiosity

I had the pleasure of travelling to Switzerland last week to witness a machine being tested. The clients were from Turkey and it was the first time they had seen such technology. I was there as the ‘expert’, having had experience of operating and maintaining a similar...

Connection

I am a great fan of Ken Robinson. He simply talks sense, and is thought provoking. This latest talk is about connection. How well we connect with ourselves and how well we connect with others. Picking up the latter thread, I have the privilege of coaching leaders in...

Doodling away…

Remember that time in the meeting when things were not as interesting as they should have been? You had that pad of paper in front of you and a pen in your hand, so you started to draw something. Probably not a masterpiece, certainly nothing you would want to share...

True North

Are you ready to be the next leader? What will you use to help you set your direction? I was sitting with a potential coaching client recently. We were discussing the opportunity that had arisen in her organisation where the CEO was retiring. Our discussion revolved...

Plugging back in…

Just back from my holidays and found this film waiting in my inbox, talking about the benefits of taking time off. Have a look and see what you think. As always with vacations / holidays / whatever you want to call it, but sure to be taking time off – no sneaky...

Do you know?

The classic YouTube video has been updated for 2011, with the subtitle ‘Prepare for the New Global Economy 2011’. This is some thought provoking stuff, isn’t it? Now that you know what you know, what are you making of it? As a leader, how can you use...