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?
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
2015 has been an important year for me full of major milestones, personal developments and the launch of my digital home. See who I hope I have inspired during the year
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
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.
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
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:
"Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results." --Andrew Carnegie