Being a leader is not easy and we all approach it a little differently. But to be a truly great leader, we need to lead with courage. This means that we need to seek out and actively confront the difficult decisions and activities we face on a daily basis. This..
Mindfulness has become quite the buzzword around the photocopier. Large organisations like Intel, McKinsey, Apple and Google, all famous for their innovative leadership practices, are embracing Mindfulness as a core concept of their operating rhythm. Even I wrote..
If I asked you what it is that a leader actually does, what would your answer be? For me, leadership is less about delegation and management, and more about empowering others to help them succeed. Of course, you have to clearly set the direction and role model the..
How does an ad trigger a particular emotional response in people? Any marketer out there can probably give you an answer that is far better than any that I can give, but I’ll give it a go anyway: an ad triggers an emotional response with some sort of appeal. This..
A young leader I am coaching recently asked me ‘How can I stop appearing to be vulnerable’? Curious as to the intent of the question, I asked ‘what do you mean by vulnerable’? ‘I want to be the rock for my team. I want to be seen as unafraid and able to withstand..