Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Building Blocks To High Performance

  The Building Blocks to High-Performance Teamwork. We all know the benefits of teamwork. But, how well does your team actually work? How do you know? What are the measures you use? Are they accurate? Here are the building blocks of … Continue reading

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What Has St George Got to do with Leadership?

Today (23rd April) is the day when we celebrate all that is English with St. George’s Day. We celebrate him because he represents everything we like to think of as the virtues of being English. Famous for his dragon-slaying skills, … Continue reading

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When Conflict is Good

We are taught to think that all forms of conflict are bad. Mothers will want to smooth things over when sons fight, or daughters squabble. Managers are the same. They want a quiet time, with everything nice and calm. This … Continue reading

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Leadership Spotlight: Margaret Thatcher

The former PM Margaret Thatcher passed away Monday 8th April 2013. There are many people lining up to pay tribute to her and her achievements. Putting her political aspects to one side, let’s reflect on her achievements and what we … Continue reading

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The Burning Platform

The Burning Platform I was coaching a client through some issues recently that they were having at work and in doing so I used a metaphor of a burning platform to explain a way to get real and lasting behaviour … Continue reading

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