If as leaders of organisations and teams, we want people to be ambitious – to be creative and drive our performance, practices or culture forward, it’s critical that we help people to set goals that will get us there. It could literally mean the difference between astonishing success and outright failure if we don’t.
Unlocking the Armoury
There’s a fight coming for your team, for your organisation. It might be a new competitor, a lost client, needing a new tech or a delivery disaster. Are you are positioned to give your teams and organisation their best chance?
The Same River Twice
A recent journey reminded me how sensitive we are to the cues around us, whether intentional or incidental. Paying attention could be valuable for us all.
That was quick thinking!
Quick thinking is essential for us to succeed in a busy, active world, however sometimes that same quick thinking can cause problems for us and that’s what we briefly examine in this article
The Guardian’s 1986 advert still educates
A while ago, I was part of a leadership team and we had some performance…
15 Principles for hiring into technical teams
Hire the right person and they can shift the outlook and capability of a team. …
7 Leadership Development Buying Mistakes to Avoid
Companies spend millions on leadership training and development, and for what result? If you’re considering training, here are some tips to help.
Them, Us and All of Us
I’ve been really struck in the last few weeks about how many times I’ve heard…
Business Change and Newton’s Laws of Motion
This is a parallel I’ve drawn in conversation for quite a while, but I’ve never…
An IT Leader’s Journey
I’m going to start this article with my telling of a Taoist tale. A tale…