Twitter Chat February 22nd 2016 7pm Eastern with Dan Forbes

On Monday Feb 22nd 2016 at  7:00pm ET (New York time) I will be joining Dan Forbes for a twitter chat and you can join in and follow the discussion on twitter using the hashtag #leadwithgiants. To find out more about tweet chats click the link here.

I have been interviewed by Dan before and we had a […]

By |February 19th, 2016|Leadership Mantra|0 Comments

Guest Post – 8 Things That Are More Important For Success Than Intelligence

This post was suggested by NeoMam Studios, and the work originally produced by Headway Capital. 

As someone who specialises in leadership coaching, consulting and writing its definitely the case that whilst in leadership intelligence is important, it’s definitely true that if you want to be a successful leader then you need emotional intelligence, as it’s all […]

By |February 18th, 2016|Leadership Mantra, View All|0 Comments

We can always coach skills, but we can’t always coach attitude.

I saw great meme today which I wanted to share because I thought there was a great message for leaders in it as well as for individuals.

Here’s the meme.




















I like this meme because it’s so true. We don’t need to have a special talent to be able to do these ten things, and if we […]

By |February 17th, 2016|FAST Leadership, Leadership Mantra, View All|1 Comment

FAST Marathon Runner

When I talk about being a FAST Marathon Runner, I am not talking about how long it takes me to run a marathon.  I’m talking about how I used FAST (Focus, Accountability, Simplicity and Transparency) to run marathons.

I’m writing this blog today because on Sunday, Feb 14th, 2016, I will run my 10th Marathon.

I still […]

By |February 12th, 2016|FAST Leadership, Personally FAST, View All|3 Comments

5 Things My Father Taught Me Which Advanced My Career

We spend 15-20 years in educational establishments learning the skills that are supposedly going to land us the jobs that will help us create the life we want.

The only problem is that formal education doesn’t really teach us about mindset, dealing with people or about how to react in times of adversity, all of which […]

By |February 10th, 2016|Personally FAST, View All|3 Comments

FAST in Action

When I talk about FAST I find it really interesting to see the reaction from the audience, many are nodding along, others look deep in thought wondering how FAST would impact their approach and organizational setup.

FAST challenges the way people think; it demands that they get clear about goals and look to keep things simple.

Complexity […]

By |February 9th, 2016|Leadership Mantra, View All|2 Comments

Guest Post – 10 Empowering Quotes from Women Leaders

Guest Post from Resourceful Manager

Need some additional inspiration to help you become successful?

These empowering quotes from inspiring women leaders might help motivate you to reach the next level. They come from different walks of life – business, politics and entertainment – but their messages resonate with all of us.

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By |February 8th, 2016|Leadership Mantra, View All|3 Comments

Guest Post – 7 CEOs Saving The World

Guest Post – 7 CEOs Saving The World

Bigs thanks to NeoMam Studios for suggesting this guest post by Guarantor Loans.

There’s always a lot going on in the world, and one of the issues we face as a planet, is global warming and climate change.

In 2015 we saw the climate change pass the 1 degree C […]

By |February 3rd, 2016|Leadership Mantra, View All|1 Comment

8 Ways to Conquer Self-Doubt

Guest Post – 8 Ways to Conquer Self-Doubt

Thanks to NeoMam Studios for recommending this articles by Vegas Extreme Skydiving

Everyone struggles with feelings of insecurity and self-doubt from time to time, even those who might otherwise project the most assured and confident persona. A little self-doubt is not only normal, it’s sometimes desirable. According to the […]

By |January 30th, 2016|FAST Leadership, Leadership Secrets, View All|1 Comment

Leadership And Parenting

Being a good parent involves many of the same skills as being a good leader.

I was reminded of this when I read the following poem by my good friend Pete Leighton. Pete does a great job of explaining simply and beautifully how to be a great parent.

Loving a daughter is about just two things 
Give her […]

By |January 14th, 2016|Leadership Mantra, Personally FAST, View All|2 Comments