Values…

“Imagine life as a game in which you are juggling some five balls in the air. They are Work, Family, Health, Friends and Spirit, and you’re keeping all of these in the air. You will soon understand that work is a rubber ball. If you drop it, it will bounce...

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...

Lesson in Leadership

Do you need to be mad to want to be a leader? It takes courage, self belief and a lot of passion to be a true leader, though many would argue that you also need to be a little mad to want to take on the responsibility. Yet if no-one else does, how are we going to...

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...

Coaching explained…

I was ending a session with a coaching client recently. We reviewed his progress, which had been considerable since we started the programme and we were only on the 4th session out of 6. He commented that he was discussing the subject of coaching with his neighbour,...

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...