Articles on: Leadership

The Subtle Art of Leadership?

There’s a lot of information out there on Leadership – probably because it’s such a key ingredient for success… but also because it’s a very challenging topic that unfortunately can’t be baked into a simple recipe that works for everyone (or all the time). There is a science to leadership – but there’s also an […]

Engaged? How about Delivering Outcomes?

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the idea of employee engagement. For starters, it’s a horribly clinical term that doesn’t really capture the essence of the concept. What’s really important, and maybe more difficult to explain, is the idea of having a self-directed team that comes up with ideas and does things that you […]

No time? Are you Deciding or Delegating?

If you’re a business owner, team leader or manager, then you’ve likely had the experience of going through a full day and not getting anything done. Possibly because you’re easily distracted (it happens – Squirrel!!! ), but more likely the problem is that every time you started to focus on something and get stuff done, […]

Change your story for better outcomes…

But here’s the thing – you have a choice about which story you tell yourself and you can CHOOSE to go with a story that generates a positive outcome rather than a negative one.

Is Your Business Ready for Your Summer Vacation?

So you’re packing your bags in a few weeks?  You’re team says they can handle it, but how do you know for sure?  The heart of the summer is upon us and hopefully that means there is a vacation of some form on your calendar, even if it’s just an extended weekend.    But before you […]

Key Lessons from The CEO Next Door

The CEO Next Door is a new book written by Elena Botelho, Kim Powell and Tahl Raz and unlike many leadership books, it’s based on a lot of hardcore research which leads to some interesting insights about what it takes to be an effective CEO / Business Leader. Botelho and Powell have done an in-depth […]