Who or What Inspires You?

I wrote a post yesterday about over coming our self limiting beliefs and I got a tremendous amount of positive feedback. People writing to me, telling me how much they needed to hear that, and that I had inspired them to push do more, to not accept limits and to never say never.

During one of […]

By |March 22nd, 2016|Leadership Mantra|0 Comments

Hope Is Not A Strategy

Leadership is about creating Vision, getting people to buy-in to the Vision, coming up with a plan to meet that Vision and then executing.

We need all of these elements to be successful. If we have a Vision without a plan, then that’s a wish and we are relying on Hope to help us achieve it […]

By |March 21st, 2016|Leadership Mantra|0 Comments

How To Get A Team To Exceed Its Full Potential

As Leicester City continue the journey at the top of the premier league, it’s fascinating to see how the manager, Claudio Ranieri, handles the situation.

When you look at some of the other teams who have won the league, like Chelsea, their manager Jose Mourhino, called himself the special one, at Manchester, it seemed like it […]

By |March 20th, 2016|Leadership Mantra|0 Comments

My 3 Different Types of Procrastination And How I Try To Deal With Them


A lot of time procrastination is classified as a form of laziness, a lack of focus or a lack of desire to do what we have on our to do list, and I know that for me that’s often the case.

But I have different types of procrastination and each one of them has a different […]

By |March 17th, 2016|Leadership Secrets|0 Comments

Continuous Feedback Creates Continuous Improvement

With more and more companies jettisoning Annual Performance Reviews, Accenture, Deloittes, etc., we need an alternative, one that will be popular both with the people being assessed and the people doing the assessment, and one which will add benefit to the organisation. Continuous Feedback is the new approach which is seen as the Win-Win-Win solution. […]

By |March 16th, 2016|Recognition|0 Comments

How Belief Can Transform an Organisation

Belief is a very powerful force, the more belief we have the more success we have.

Belief starts with the leader. The leader needs to have the team believe in them, and when that happens it allows the leader to build belief in the team.  


The currently Leicester City team which confounds the critics and sits […]

By |March 15th, 2016|Leadership Mantra|0 Comments

9 Warning Signs That Your Staff Are About To Quit

Guest post recommended by NeoMam Studios by CascadeHR the original post can be found here.

9 Warning Signs That Your Staff Are About To Quit

Unemployment in the UK is at a ten year low, falling by 60,000 between October and December 2015. Although this is positive news for the wider economy, it can present employers with […]

By |March 11th, 2016|Leadership Mantra|0 Comments

Results Through Influence

In today’s world where many services are outsourced to third parties, or we work in a virtual or matrixes organisation; we often have to lead people where we do not have direct control over them.

This can be a difficult situation, especially for people who have only managed through direct control, where resources are in the […]

By |March 9th, 2016|Leadership Mantra|0 Comments

Guest Post – Leaders vs. Managers: 17 Traits That Set Them Apart

Here’s a great infographic and guest post on the difference between leaders and managers.  I am a strong believer that these are two different skills different sides of the same coin, and that we need both in order to be successful.

Guest Post – Leaders V Managers: 17 Traits That Set Them Apart

Let’s set the record […]

By |March 7th, 2016|Leadership Mantra|0 Comments

Guest Post – “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” Why the six word novel should inspire our communication

Here’s a great guest post that was shared with me by Jonathan Boddy. As a master of Simplicity I love this approach to communication because the simpler we can communicate the more understanding our teams will have and this will help us achieve much greater results. Understanding increases confidence and confidence is key to success.



“For […]

By |March 3rd, 2016|FAST Leadership|0 Comments