Monthly Archives: May 2016

How trustworthy a leader are you?

As a leader, effectively understanding and managing relationships is critical to building trust. So, think seriously about this. When in a work context, do you take the time to understand and manage your relationships well? If you don’t, you need … Continue reading

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5 Ways To Be More Mindful of Yourself

Since the turn of the year, I have engaged in two new regular routines designed to make me more productive, more focused and happier. For me, happiness is the key to great mindfulness and well-being. The more productive and focused … Continue reading

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40 Leadership Lessons from the Freedom Trail – #13

On the 31st August 2013, Lesley, my wife, and soul-mate retired after 35 years teaching in secondary schools. Two days later, as planned, we set off for a magical celebratory holiday, taking in New York, California and Oregon. Our trip … Continue reading

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Are you uncomfortable managing people?

You’d be surprised how many people, how many managers are uncomfortable doing this or maybe you aren’t?  Perhaps you have experienced it or are experiencing it every day now. Possibly, this might be you – happy to manage but then … Continue reading

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Are you an agile learner and leader?

There are common causes of leaders failing under pressure. Typically it is poor self-awareness, often coupled with vanity or ego. It most often occurs in leaders who believe they know better and don’t seek advice, let alone act upon it. … Continue reading

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