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Leads International companies and motivated individuals to success by providing them clear, actionable steps that produce results quickly.

3 Ways To Improve You Empathy

Empathy is, for me, the toughest part of Emotional Intelligence to try and improve.
Why do I find empathy so hard? Well as much as I want to put myself in the shoes of the other person, it is in fact very difficult to truly appreciate, for me a white man, what it is really like […]

By |August 2nd, 2016|Leadership Mantra, View All|6 Comments

Empathy Isn’t About How You Would React In Their Position

When we talk about empathy, we talk about being able to put ourselves in the shoes of the other person. That means being able to see things from their perspective, through their eyes.
But too often when we do that, what we actually do is ask ourselves what would I do in their position, which is […]

By |August 1st, 2016|Leadership Mantra, View All|1 Comment

24 Easy To Follow Ways To Empower Your Teams

Empowered teams achieve amazing results, and our goal should be to empower our teams as much as possible.
Empowered teams not only achieve more but they need less management, which reduces stress, and leaves us free to lead, coach and mentor more.


By |July 31st, 2016|View All|1 Comment

Knowing Who You Are Helps You Be a Better Leader

One of the keys to emotional intelligence is self-awareness.
The better we understand ourselves, the better we can understand our impact, and how we are perceived others.
Armed with this knowledge, we can look to make improvements so that we can improve the connection and relationships with our teams.
I don’t necessarily believe that knowledge is power, but […]

By |July 29th, 2016|Leadership Mantra, View All|0 Comments

Burning the Pancakes: 7 Steps to Empowerment

Here is the winner of our July 2016 Guest Blog Competition.

Burning the Pancakes: 7 Steps to Empowerment by Ken Downer

Ken is the Founder,
“Accelerating the Leader to Excellence”
Ken has been a leader in many capacities, from his 26 years in the Army to his 17 years in the Scouting program. He’s excited about being able to share […]

By |July 29th, 2016|View All|1 Comment

Crack The Leadership Code Interview 2016

This is the second time I have been invited to speak on the Crack The Leadership Code Summit with Dr Michelle Pizer.
Dr Michelle is one of my favorite interviewers, I love her passion and enthusiasm for leadership and we always have great time, and share great information, and this interview is no different.
So grab a […]

By |July 28th, 2016|View All|0 Comments

Got An Interview: Here Are 10 Tips To Help You Ace It

When opportunities comes, especially media opportunities, we need to make sure that we can create a great impression.

As the saying goes, you never get a second chance to create a first impression, and if we can create a great impression it can do wonders for our business.

Personally, I have done many podcasts and radio interviews, and […]

By |July 26th, 2016|View All|0 Comments

3 Signs It’s Time To Let Them Go

One of the least pleasant sides of management is letting underperforming, or disruptive staff go. It’s never an easy thing to do to tell someone they are no longer needed or wanted. However, it is something that we need to do if we want to create high performing organisations.
Knowing if you have a problem is […]

By |July 25th, 2016|Standing Tall, View All|4 Comments

The Toughest Job of All Is To Drive Change.

As a leader, the toughest job of all is to drive change.
Why is that? Well because most people hate change, and getting them to do something they hate and don’t want to do is next to impossible.
Too many of the changes that fail because companies didn’t get people bought into the change, and without buy-in […]

By |July 23rd, 2016|Leadership Secrets, View All|0 Comments

Everyone Wants To Do A Great Job, Our Job Is to Help Them

I honestly believe that no one comes to work looking to do a bad job. Everyone wants to be successful, everyone wants to go home at the end of the day feeling like they achieved something and that they didn’t waste their time.
Just picking up a paycheck having spent 8 unproductive hours at work is […]

By |July 22nd, 2016|Leadership Mantra, View All|2 Comments