Quick Test: Leader vs. Manager, Which Are You?

A day in November 2001 will always be part of my memory. I was sat in the induction session of my first ever job as a PA and Administrator for a small team. During the mid-morning break I was chatting to one of the other attendees and was asked a question - "what do I want to… Continue reading Quick Test: Leader vs. Manager, Which Are You?

Being the right kind of leader

They say an image can say a 1,000 words. Well, this is one of those images. This image has been shared quite a lot over social media recently around the US elections. However, for me, this image goes to illustrate two types of leaders - Leader 1 - the leader who sees themselves as the… Continue reading Being the right kind of leader

Book 3 – The 3 Volumes to help you make ideas happen by 99U

This is the third book in my countdown of my top 5 books around leadership, personal development, and self discovery. Find out what was first and second in my list. — What's the book about? Book 1 - "Are you over-extended, over-distracted, and overwhelmed? Do you work at a breakneck pace all day, only to… Continue reading Book 3 – The 3 Volumes to help you make ideas happen by 99U

Book 2 – The Knowledge – Management and Leadership from A to Z by Carl Taylor

This is the second book in my countdown of my top 5 books around leadership, personal development, and self discovery. This book is quite simply a practical handbook for individuals, teams and organisations to help them develop both individually and as a collective. This is something that I promise you will refer to over and over again.

My top 5 books – a count down to Christmas

As we are now 5 weeks away from Christmas - I know, where does the time go?!? - I thought I'd pull together my top 5 books around leadership, personal development, and self discovery.  These 5 books have helped me become the person and leader that I am today - and who I want to… Continue reading My top 5 books – a count down to Christmas

How to motivate employees 

One of the key roles for any leader or manager, and I would add, any employee, is learning to understand how to create the right environment to motivate employees. This brilliant infographic from http://www.business-management-degree.net/motivate-employees/ will help all: