The Law of the Five P’s.

One of my favourite sayings is “Proper preparation prevents poor performance”. This is known as the law of the 5 P’s. More often than not it’s a…
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Accountability v Responsibility?

A dear friend asked me to comment on the difference between accountability and responsibility. Given we both work for a German firm, it’s an interesting question. In…
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20 Questions for Leaders 3/20 Inspiration

From 20 Questions for Leaders: As an organization gets larger there can be a tendency for the “institution” to dampen the “inspiration.” How do you keep this…
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Go tell it to the Marines

The following 10 Leadership Principles are looked for and trained for in the US Marines, most of these apply to all Leaders in all walks of life.…
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Becoming a leaders

Great simple video on what makes a leader. Being a leader isn't complicated, it isn't hard to do if your follow this advice. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4kjS64vSVw
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Revenue is Vanity, Profit is Sanity

One of my favorite quotations is "Revenue is vanity, profit is sanity". Nothing tells you more about how to run a business than this simple quote. It…
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Influence or Control

A friend of mine, Dave, sent me an excellent article on the merits of Influence versus Control, which was very interesting and got me thinking about this…
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Winning is winning!

Creating a Winning Culture should be the aim of every organization. Once you have this culture then winning really does become a habit, people expect to win…
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Mission, Vision and You

How many of us have spent time creating Mission Statements and Visions for our teams, departments or companies. I know I have, for my current organization we…
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