Category: Uncategorized (Page 2 of 3)

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. (…)

Why 8 out of 10 employees aren’t doing what they do best every day.


A  Gallup survey found that organisations focusing on maximising the natural talents of their employees increase engagement levels by an average of 33% per year.  This result prompts two key questions – Are you aware of the individual strengths of your team members? Are you utilising their strengths on a regular basis to maximise performance? […]

Facing a setback? Teach yourself how to bounce back.

Facing a setback? Teach yourself how to bounce back. Simple steps to start building your resilience. Not everything in business will go to plan and turn out how you envisage it – not every decision you make will be the right one – despite your best intentions. The recent UK election is a testament to […]

Do just enough to get by. How to manage & minimise your weaknesses.


Do just enough to get by. How to manage & minimise your weaknesses.  Our weaknesses invariably drain and de-motivate us and it’s not uncommon to spend a great deal of time, resource and energy to try and overcome them. Why spend quality and precious time on things that we don’t enjoy and that may only […]

Success Breeds Success

Leadership Coaching

Successful leaders let others succeed. Success breeds success.  Click here to receive more valuable insights from Executive Leadership Coach, David Guile. The most effective leaders realise that success is not about them personally but more about the success of others and their team. Leadership is about helping others to become more successful and removing any […]

10 Lessons learnt from writing my first book


I’m really pleased to share that my first book Potential – Find it. Own it. Work it. has just been released. And it’s already achieved #1 Amazon Hot New Release & Bestseller status. My journey to create and write Potential has been motivational, challenging and rewarding in equal measure. As I begin to reflect on […]

The Dynamics of Potential

Many of us are capable of more than we realise. Many of us could achieve much more than we ever thought possible – realising and fulfilling our full potential. The Dynamics of Potential is an innovative business model aimed at being the best you can; optimising your talent. It’s about enabling you and your team […]

Reverse the way you view mentoring


It’s widely acknowledged: creating a culture of coaching and mentoring within an organisation positively influences employee engagement and retention rates. Traditionally, mentoring is a top down process. With a more experienced individual offering support, encouragement & advice to someone less senior to themselves. But is this approach becoming outdated? And limiting? Organisations might be able […]

Taking strength from your comfort zone

Comfort Zone

Many argue that you need to leave your comfort zone to become professionally fulfilled. However, there are many positives for staying in your zone. Executive Leadership Coach, David Guile, shows how you can gain strength from being in your comfort zone.

Too nice to lead?

Is Gareth Southgate too nice to lead? That was the subject of much media discussion preceding his appointment as England Football Manager. Could he really get the best out of a group of such strong characters? Could he be demanding enough to get the required results? Did he have the leadership strength and resilience to […]

Page 2 of 3


Copyright © 2023. David Guile. All rights reserved.