There are many important concepts in the field of leadership and lots of great leadership programs around. I value so many of them and yet sometimes I feel we miss the very simple things that will make a big difference to our leadership. These qualities and behaviours are just part of everyday activities, not something extra we need to do.Read more...

Many of us don’t even realise that we make judgements and decisions based on fiction (assumptions), not facts. We can form strong beliefs based on assumptions and get really stuck as well. It’s amazing how quickly we do this.Read more...

I am a big advocate for empowering people but can we empower people too much?Read more...

Have you ever been frustrated by people who just don't take accountability? Unfortunately, telling people that they need to take accountability doesn’t build their sense of accountability. Having seen many examples of this and at times been one of those people, here are a few reasons I believe contribute to people not taking accountability.Read more...

We generally value being smart – whether it’s in an IQ sense, commercial savvy, problem solving abilities or being a fast learner. It’s great when we have smart people in our team, especially when they are willing and able to contribute their best.Read more...

Whether you are a formal leader with direct reports or informal leader with an influencing role, being able to inspire others to perform at their best is highly valuable for you and the organisation.Read more...

Do you find you are chased by problems to solve? It’s as if there’s endless amounts of issues and not enough people are solving them. Do you wish that others, especially people in your team, would solve more problems themselves rather than rely on you? Here are some reasons why they may not.Read more...

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