teamsteps, align your team

Keep your team aligned, on task and up to date with teamsteps by capturing the key weekly activities and priorities for your team

Learning to tell my story better

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 –…

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…

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.

A #RUDay

So today I’ve been out of the office at an event for service designers in local government and the wider public sector. The day is advertised as, and called, a “Really Useful Day”. Or #RUDay for short.  So I went in to the session today really hopefully that for a full day away from the…

An exciting day

A little while ago I used the awesome Superpowers tool (as part of the Teamworks product) from SYPartners to identify what my Superpower is – i.e. my natural talent that I bring to the team. It was creative thinking.    And this morning I’m off to top up my creative levels at an event in…

Paper and Pencil, FiftyThree style

Followers of this blog will know that I love a good tool or two! Whether it’s the awesome Unstuck & Teamworks by the amazing SYPartners or the brilliant Evernote, or The Knowledge by the very insightful & inspirational Carl Taylor or The Action Method from the turning-ideas-into-action guru Scott Belsky. Well, over the past few weeks I’ve been working with another amazing…

Find your superpower

I’ve wrote quite a lot in this blog about how I used the SYPartners tools to find my superpower – and then how I started to live, breathe and be my superpower. A superpower is: A natural talent someone brings to the team when it’s most in need of help I have been using the…