Tag Archive: leadership

Apr 23

Overcoming a Blame Culture – Our Top 20 Suggestions

Our top 20 suggestions for things leaders can do to reverse a blame culture in their organisation

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Mar 25

The imposter syndrome: An affliction that can sabotage a great leader’s success

An insight into an area of leadership psychology commonly referred to as imposter syndrome; its effects on personal performance can be quite startling.

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Mar 22

Some surprising truths about admitting to our mistakes

It takes courage and humility to admit when we are wrong or that we have been the cause of some upset. So is it a lack of courage or personal pride that keeps leaders from admitting they were wrong or made a mistake?

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Feb 02

The Abilene Paradox – Saying Yes When We Really Mean No

Have you ever sat in a meeting or some other gathering where a decision is being made that you don’t particularly agree with. You maybe heard one of your inner voices say “wait a minute – that doesn’t feel right”. The group consensus appears to be saying “yes”, but then you maybe start to feel uncomfortable about being the sole voice who says “no”.

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Nov 16

The Real Job of Leaders

Word count 1277, Time to read: 15 mins, Published 16 November 2011 In the previous newsletter I started to talk about motivation as that was a subject that a number of you requested as a place to start in our work together.  Since writing that installment I have been reflecting on a number of themes …

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Nov 07

Leadership Development Newsletter no 1

Motivation: the differentiating factor between leaders and managers Total Word count: 1089 Max Time to read: 10 minutes Sent 26 October 2011 John Kotter the esteemed professor of leadership at Harvard Business School once remarked in one of his articles: “No one has yet figured out how to manage people effectively into battle; they must …

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Oct 31

Something Agile Leaders can learn from Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs

The late Steve jobs will long be remembered for his innovation and creativity. What is less know is how he used Agile principles to rebuild Apple when he returned in 1997.

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