Being a leader can be a fragile existence, because leadership is not about position, it’s about who you are and what you do. Yes, some people will follow you because of a title, but long-term sustainable leadership comes from peoples decision to follow you, and this comes from the degree in trust that they have in […]
You’d be amazed at how many projects are reported green throughout the life cycle, only to go red at the end and fail.
It looks like your team has managed to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. That they were unlucky and they just failed to get the project over the finish line in time.
At one […]
Bonuses can be massively motivating, they can help drive your team’s performance to new levels.
The challenge is that the bonuses need to be equitable and allocated consistently.
I mention this because on a coaching call yesterday my client was telling me about a project that he’s leading where the management team has a lower target than he does.
It seems obvious that if you want to get results fast you much start fast, dive in an start delivering.
However, that is a common mistake that many people make. They confuse action with effectiveness and being busy with making progress.
Just recently I was listening to Mo Farrah 4-time Olympic champion and 6-time World champion, who was […]
If you want to establish yourself as an industry thought leader, change your career, or grow your professional network, consider developing a personal brand that will grab people’s attention.
Many people make the mistake of marketing products or services when they might simply need to market themselves to enjoy great success in their field. Get started […]
Creating engaged, empowered and excited teams should be the goal of every leader in every organization, because when your teams can achieve that then they will deliver amazing results. I have companies create teams like that by using the FAST Approach and that has helped them to treble revenue in just 12 months, make multimillion-dollar cost savings […]
Complexity kills performance, it slows you down, it frustrates, demotivates and discourages. If you want to make fast progress, then you need to keep things simple. But this can be hard to do when you don’t make the desired progress you look to work harder, be busier, but if you’re not being effective, then you’re just […]
At a recent speaking event, one of the questions that the audience asked me, was “What do you think is one of the keys to creating and engaged team that takes accountability?”
I thought it was a great question and I wanted to share my answer to that question with you.
As a Leader, the type of […]
There is a saying “Faster, Better, Cheaper pick any two!”
The implication being that it’s not possible to deliver all three together.
This defeatist attitude probably often stops people from even attempting to try, knowing that others that have gone before have failed, or think it’s impossible.
On individual tasks or products, this saying might possibly be true.
Wherever you work, it’s understandable wanting to be productive and effective in your position. As a work-from-home entrepreneur, your ability to be productive throughout the entire day is essential.
Productivity impacts your company’s profitability and affects the balance between home and work. Perhaps you are already following productivity advice such as allowing ample time for restful […]