Guest Post from Lynn Wicker – You can be STRONGER THAN YOUR EXCUSES.

Yesterday, I was privileged to be interviewed on a podcast by one of the top leadership experts in the world, Gordon Tredgold.

Our topic was the similarities between how great leaders think and act and how great parents think and act.

It was so interesting to see, as the conversation developed, the many parallels between the two.

We […]

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FAST Leadership Show – How to Stand Out From the Crowd

As leaders we need to differentiate ourselves, we need to stand out, and we need to build influence in order to be the most effective leaders we can be.

One way of doing this is by becoming a ‘Thought Leader’ and on today’s show we’re going to be talking with Inc Magazine Top 100 Leadership Expert, […]

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3 Leadership Lessons From Marilyn Monroe

I am a big fan of Ella Fitzgerald, I love her voice, it’s just so beautiful; rich, smooth and full of feeling, she brings the best out of every song.

She was incredibly talented.  Yet even she needed help in order to break through and hit the big time.

I saw a story yesterday about how it […]

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How to Achieve Big Bold Goals

We can all achieve so much more than we believe. To do that the first thing to do is to figure out what it is we really want, what we really aspire to and the use Purpose, Passion and Process to help us achieve those goals. On days show we will be talking with Dr […]

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Fortune Favours The Bold, But Preparation and Teamwork are Key!

I wanted to give a big shout of the the England Women’s football team who finished third in the Women’s Soccer World Cup Finals which was held in Canada andJune/July 2015.

This was a great result for England, not only because it was their highest finish ever, but also because it was the first time that […]

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Great Churchill Leadership Quotes

Winston Churchill is one of my favourite leaders of the 20th century, and here are some of the best quotes attributed to him.


Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference
You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up […]

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Overcome Adversity, Don’t Avoid It.

Greatness comes from overcoming adversity, not avoiding it.

I remember I was working on large project back in the mid-90s and it was to say the least a tough project, we had a lot of work to do, it was a new business and we had a fixed deadline. The deadline was fixed because it was […]

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Guest Post – 4 Common Misconceptions about Successful Women

Snooze, Snacks and Soap Operas Are the Real Recipe for Success

Type into Google ‘what is the recipe for success’ and you’ll receive over eighty-two million hits. That’s a lot of ideas about what it takes to be successful.

Of course, success can mean different things to different people. Whether it’s earning enough money to take your […]

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#18 Top 50 Leadership Blog

I’d like to thank everyone who reads my blog, because of your patronage and your visits my blog the 3rd highest riser in this years Top 50 Leadership Blogs, leaping from #32 to #18.

You can see the full list here.

I really appreciate your readership and support, and I look forward to serving you with quality […]

By |July 4th, 2015|Leadership Mantra, View All|1 Comment

Why Authenticity Is Important

I am a big fan of authenticity in leaders.

I think it can be incredibly powerful, it builds trust and rapport with our teams, and our followers.

However, authenticity is only a good thing, if and it’s a big IF,  you are a person of good character, trust worthy and generally nice.

This week we saw the presidential […]

By |July 3rd, 2015|Leadership Mantra, View All|6 Comments