A leader needs to bring a collective to a productive team. Think about sports, when the team loses the Coach and Captain are the first people that are looked at! The challenge is to manage the well being of the team while in pursuit of the achievement of the goals. As leaders, we rose to … Read moreThe great and unexpected challenge of leadership
The answer is, continually. By motivating people to do more we get more from them. The secret is that it needs to be of their own volition. There are many ways of doing this and I would be happy to setup a workshop to discuss but for today the one I would like to focus … Read moreDo you know how to motivate others?
Life is about experiences so make sure you capitalise on these. It’s the weekend, you have worked hard and long – so why not do something unique? Why not do something that will be remembered years from now. Could be a restaurant far away, maybe sit in a park and feed the ducks while sipping … Read moreOwn the weekend
We are influenced by our surroundings and the people in our circles. So it’s hard to stay focused when they aren’t, right? Wrong! It’s an excuse to slack off because others are slacking off. This should be an opportunity to capitalise on this and focus and perform even harder. When people tell you that you … Read moreDo you know how to stay focused?
Referrals is still the biggest and best way of getting business. It’s how I do and have always done my business. We spend so much time on bought media (which is not a bad thing if done correctly – ask me how). But not leveraging your network or positive customers is a sin. When was … Read moreDo you use word of mouth?
No, its not COVID-19 or Cancer, this is a business analogy! It’s Neglect! If you neglect to do something, you are already losing. One neglect leads to another and then another and then another. It sounds simple but its actually quite complex. It’s simple to neglect to do something; the complexity comes in trying to … Read moreWhat is our greatest disease?
Winning is an all the time thing. We don’t try win sometimes – we try to win all the time. Right? If you disagree, this is not the post for you. No one remembers who came second in any event. No one wakes up in the morning and says “I think I will be mediocre … Read moreDo you know how to break away from the rest?
To your Boss or a Bossy client? If you don’t, just ask my wife – she is good at saying No 😉 Remember your Boss or Client wants what they want done as fast and accurately as possible. They also probably don’t know (or care) what else you have on your plate! The secret, always … Read moreDo you know how to say NO?
Throw your CV and experience out the window! There are jobs 10 years for now that no one is qualified for – so who cares what you have done – its what you can do, want to do or love to do that will count in the future. I hate the word “future-proof” especially when … Read moreDo you strive for these 5 things?
Yesterday I spoke about communicating versus connecting. I left out the one point about doing this with your internal circle too. This is not specifically about the family unit (which I hope you connect with already) but your team. Working remotely over the last 2 years we may have lost touch with our team. We … Read moreAre you using the skills of those around you?