Month: February 2018

5 actions to prevent pressure becoming stressful

Pressure doesn’t have to be stressful How many times have you said to yourself that you are under pressure and feeling stressed? There is a tendancy to link pressure to stress however one doesn’t necessarily have to lead to the other. Make the distinction between the 2. (…)

Potential awarded CMI Management Gold Award at the British Library.

It was less than a year ago that I published my book Potential and last night I was privileged to attend the CMI Management Book of the Year Awards 2018 at The British Library. Potential was shortlisted for the’ New Manager’ Award and although not the overall winner on the night I am delighted to […]

Vision & Values – Do they mean anything to you?

Make them meaningful not meaningless Most successful companies recognise the importance of having a clear vision and a set of values. Vision – provides the direction and purpose of the company. Values – shape the culture and identify behaviours and commitments to support the ‘How.’ (…)

Leadership is a mindset not a title

Who is comfortable calling themselves a leader? This was my opening question of my keynote speech at a recent leadership development conference. To my surprise less than 20% of the delegates responded positively, prompting the debate that we can all have different interpretations and opinions on what ‘leadership’ means. (…)


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