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?

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.

Protecting your most precious gem – you

One of the things that I have learnt over the last few years is how important it is for people to protect their most precious gem - themselves.  I learnt the lesson quite hard after I had a period where I neglected my gem. I tried being all things to all people. I stopped looking… Continue reading Protecting your most precious gem – you

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: