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
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At the start of 2017, Leadfully from the talented bunch at SYPartners challenged their followers to chart a better course — or even a new one. They asked us to look back at 2016 and consider: What did you do well as a leader? What could you have done better? Then they asked us to look ahead [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 - [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]