Being a leader is a huge responsibility – not only do you need to look after yourself, but you are also responsible for taking care of those in your charge. Being able to use that responsibility, and privilege, can be tiring and draining. But it can also immensely rewarding. And this example from Starbucks proves…
Great teams do not come about by chance. Great teams – when they are at their best – start first with the foundation of each person on the team understanding their superpower
– Keith Yamashita
I believe that people should do a job that lights a fire in them – to do this, it should be a job driven by their personal purpose. Use *BELIEVATE to identify yours and light that fire.
View my top 10 lessons from my personal journey to becoming an inspirational leader.
Proud to announce that TEAMGAUGE, my new short team survey is ready to download. It is designed to quickly capture the thoughts of members of your team about their role in the team. It will give you an insight in their engagement levels, their levels of motivation and their level of clarity about their role….
“Vision” is the ability to talk about the future with such clarity it is as if we are talking about the past. – Simon Sinek, www.startwithwhy.com
Thank you for everything. My last ask is the same as my first. I’m asking you to believe—not in my ability to create change, but in yours. – President Obama
When we tell people to do their jobs, we get workers. When we trust people to get the job done, we get leaders. – Simon Sinek, startwithwhy.com
This is a special month for my work website – it turned 5! We want to future proof ourselves to 2020. To help us do that, I have spent the past few months working with my team on A Transformation Agenda for our website. Find out more in my blog post.
One of the reasons I created this blog was to help me to live my personal purpose – to do life, better – by sharing my story with others – you – in the hope that I will be able to inspire at least one person who is feeling like I did in 2012/2013 –…
5 Pervasive Myths About Design Thinking – by Maureen Carroll, Founder Lime Design Please read this great article by Maureen on myth busting about design thinking: http://www.linkedin.com/pulse/5-pervasive-myths-design-thinking-maureen-carroll My thoughts I’d add that if you are going to embrace design thinking, you have to fully embrace it, 100%, and let it guide everything you do. Design…