Communicate towards trust

The funny thing about looking back at the progress that we have made as a team - and I have made as a leader - over the past 21 months is that you quickly realise that there have been some very good times and times that have been very challenging. Some of these good times… Continue reading Communicate towards trust

A transformation agenda – refocusing who we are

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.

Refocusing me – my new working day challenge

I have written a lot before about how I want to be a better me, and as part of this, I continually look at myself and see what I can do better. And I did just that this morning!   I was on the train to work, sitting down, without a paper to read (I was running… Continue reading Refocusing me – my new working day challenge

Unlocking my best self to leadfully

Recently I've signed to start using the new toy, sorry, tool from SYPartners - Leadfully. Leadfully provides a system of tips, tools, and everyday actions you can use to activate your authentic leadership style.   As part of the daily challenges, thoughts & inspiration that they send out via e-mail, they sent a challenge to… Continue reading Unlocking my best self to leadfully

Book 4 – Superteams by Khoi Tu

This is the fourth book in my countdown of my top 5 books around leadership, personal development, and self discovery. --- What's the book about? "In Superteams, renowned teamwork specialist Khoi Tu explains how to make sure your team delivers consistently superior results and emerges stronger from the inevitable crises you will face. What do the… Continue reading Book 4 – Superteams by Khoi Tu

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.

Book 1 – Onward by Howard Schultz

This is the first book in my countdown of my top 5 books around leadership, personal development, and self discovery. ---   What's the book about? "In 2000, Starbuck's founder and CEO Howard Schultz stepped down from daily oversight of the company and assumed the role of chairman. Eight years later, in the midst of the… Continue reading Book 1 – Onward by Howard Schultz