Sorry, you can’t be a leader without this ONE quality…

I was reading the other day about these two professors, (presumably not nutty) called James Kouzes and Barry Posner. So far – so boring. But – apparently, they designed a survey called “Characteristics of Admired Leaders” and over the last 25 years it’s been taken by more than 75,000 people from all around the world. Here’s the thing; according to … Read More

No, Nah, Nope, Nup, Negatory…

Have you ever found yourself in the awkward position of being asked to do something you really don’t want to do?! Maybe it’s to help someone move house (ugh!), maybe it’s to donate money to a cause you’ve never heard of, maybe it’s a salesperson who wants you to buy something or even a friend who just wants you to … Read More

Put A Beard On This Woman & She’s Me!

I can’t do the splits. Heck – I can’t even get half-way to doing the splits! (I can do ‘the Triangle’, but I’m not sure that’s actually a thing?) To be honest I struggle to even sit cross-legged – I am one inflexible human being physically! When I became a dad, I was constantly amazed at how bendy babies were! … Read More

The 2 Most Important Words In A Leader’s Vocabulary

Here’s the thing, as leaders we’re constantly required to be forward focused. Where are we going? What’s next? What do we need? All that jazz is part of what makes a leader – well, a leader… But sometimes – we’re SO focused on tomorrow that we forget to acknowledge what was accomplished today, or even more importantly WHO contributed. The … Read More

3 REALLY HARD & DIFFICULT To Do Tips To Deal With Discouragement!

I reckon that if we all got in a room together and I asked, “Who here has ever felt discouraged?” – every single hand would go up, including mine. Everyone gets discouraged. In fact, the reason I’m writing about discouragement today is because the start of my week has been crappy. I have had an “I can’t do it!” start … Read More