Importance of Clarity

Yesterday I wrote an article where I stated that
Success = Inspired Leader + Engaged Team + Clear Plan
and that this all started, with a clear plan.
I think we often forget the importance of having clear plans, and having clarity over what we are doing. But I would argue that this is the single most important ingredient […]

By |February 27th, 2015|Leadership Secrets, View All|0 Comments

Success = Inspiring Leader + Engaged Team + Clear Plan

We often find ourselves overwhelmed; feeling that there is too much to do; that success might just be beyond our reach this time.
Which then causes us to be become uninspired and our teams to become disengaged.
It’s hard to buy into a goal when we are feeling overwhelmed, and not sure which way to go.
But being […]

By |February 26th, 2015|Leadership Secrets, View All|2 Comments

Guest Post – 5 Types of Toxic Employees and How to Deal with Them

Guest Post by Reuben Yonatan
One bad apple is all it takes. A toxic employee is an enormous liability for your company. Expensive, demoralizing, and infuriating, they can bring teamwork to a grinding halt, jeopardize goals, and generally make life worse for everybody else around them. How can you diagnose these troublemakers, and what can be […]

By |February 25th, 2015|Leadership Secrets, View All|0 Comments

Top 10 Reasons Why People Fail to Achieve Revolutionary Results

One of the secrets to achieving revolutionary results is to eliminate the main reason for failure. When you do that, you position yourself to not only achieve your goals, but also to exceed them.

Following, I have listed the top 10 causes of failure that we need to avoid in order to achieve revolutionary results.

Lack […]

By |February 22nd, 2015|Leadership Secrets, View All|3 Comments

Fiercely Loyal

One of the phrases I used to hate to hear at work was ‘Our people are our greatest asset’.

It’s not because I don’t agree with this statement, but it’s because I very rarely met a company boss, or departmental head who said it, really meant it, and then lived it.

But the truth is our people […]

By |February 20th, 2015|Leadership Secrets, View All|2 Comments

Leadership Questions Answered

As part of an interview I was asked for my thought on leadership and I thought I would share my answers with you.
1) Do you have any Leadership Practices, if so what are they?
I have developed my own Leadership Approach which has 3 stages

i) FAST, ii) FASTER, iii) FASTEST – which are acronyms.

We have to […]

By |February 17th, 2015|Leadership Secrets, View All|0 Comments

FAST Leadership Show – Leadership in a FAST Changing World

In today’s world the pace of change seems to be at an all time high, and it shows no sign of abating. We are seeing top companies such as Kodak, Blackberry struggle and their values fall, and at the same time companies such as Facebook, and WhatsApp become multibillion dollar businesses in under 10 years.
To […]

By |February 17th, 2015|Leadership Secrets, View All|0 Comments

Guest Post – 10 Ways Managers Can Work Smarter

Guest Post by Sebastian Bos
10 ways managers can work smarter not harder

Saying you want your team to work smarter and scrawling it on a napkin during lunch is one thing, suddenly changing your work ethic and applying a new strategy back in the office is another.

Everyone knows that the key to boosting a team’s productivity […]

By |February 17th, 2015|Leadership Secrets, View All|0 Comments

Getting Beyond The Plateau

I’ve always been keen on driving continuous service improvement, never settling for the current level of performance, and looking to see what we can do to get it to the next level.

But whilst constantly improving is a good goal to have, sometimes our performance just plateaus, we reach a level and we just stay there […]

By |February 16th, 2015|Leadership Secrets, View All|0 Comments

7 Tips To Stay More Focused Throughout The Day in 2015

Guest post by Daniel Wilson
7 Tips To Stay More Focused Throughout The Day in 2015
As winter slowly comes to an end, so are many of our new year, new me promises. Why? Well, on the whole we set ourselves up to fail with unrealistic expectations. However, not everything needs to be so difficult.

Starting a fresh […]

By |February 14th, 2015|Leadership Secrets, View All|0 Comments