The Discipline Every High Performer Knows

Through school that approach worked for sports, preparing for exams and even talking to girls! While I didn’t appreciate it at the time, that belief would serve me well throughout my career. A few years […]

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World Values Day 2018

At their worst, organisational values are meaningless. A huge investment of time and money go into launching a set of company values that few people engage with. As a result they are largely ignored. Even […]

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The forgotten craft of a thank you

It won’t be a surprise to anyone reading this article that saying ‘thank you’ is a good thing, right? It is a sign of our gratitude for someone’s gesture or efforts. It is a sign […]

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The principles of a legend

The tribute included a clip from Lady Elsie, Sir Bobby’s widow, who described the principles that had guided his career and his life.  After hearing them I quickly rushed for pen and paper to capture […]

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5 energy-boosting habits to stay at your best for longer

I don’t want to be saved, I want to be spent. Fritz Perls, founder of Gestalt therapy. I think he is saying that to live a success and fulfilling life, it will take effort and […]

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Do you encourage creativity or kill it?

In recent weeks I have spent about 35-hours travelling on the East Coast mainline between London and Newcastle.  On this journey I handed over my train ticket to the guard for inspection, which I have […]

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Can we look after our people too much?

The UK government recently published findings from a study on the impact of delaying school entry for summer-born pupils. This piqued my interest because I was a summer-born pupil. I was born on the last […]

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4 ways to make the PDP discussion work

We all know that if the world’s greatest gardener leaves their perfectly manicured garden unattended, weeds will grow.  That is obvious.  This applies equally to ourselves and our personal development.  If we neglect ourselves, our […]

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Nothing is good or bad, only thinking makes it so

At first it came by complete surprise. One night I woke thinking about a particular issue. Over the next few nights, a whole host of topics came to mind in the early hours. I started […]

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Protected: Edinburgh Napier University – Inspiring Leadership March 2018

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How To Make Hard Change Easy

Planning for long-term change The mechanics of change means your culture must support any and every organisational change you want to create. Avoid killing your culture by asking these 3 questions Does Your Culture Support […]

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3 Leadership Lessons from the founder of Ikea

1. Be clear on what you believe Inspired by the sight of a table with its legs sawn off so it could be carried on a car roof, Mr Kampard believed there was a new […]

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A Leader’s Christmas Carol

While the process is unlikely to be as dramatic as that of Scrooge, the holiday season creates a similar opportunity for us to think about the events of the past year that will in turn […]

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How to create a reward scheme that your people love

This situation is all too common. The potential impact of saying thank you to dedicated and high-performing employees is lost. The opportunity to make it clear that they are valued and their contribution makes a […]

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