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A Bit of Success Can Stop You Achieving Your Goals

A Bit of Success Can Stop You Achieving Your Goals

Sounds weird, doesn't it? Surely success spurs you on! It makes you feel good, and then you keep going.That's exactly what I do when I use my Productive Procrastination Method (I've just turned that into a thing by adding capitals. Blog post to follow shortly). Do the...

Leader As Coach: How The Best Leaders Develop Others

Leader As Coach: How The Best Leaders Develop Others

This is a really hot topic with my clients right now, both new and experienced leaders and managers. Literally, just talked about it with a leader today as part of their development plan: how do you acquire those coaching competencies so that you can help others...

What I wish I’d known when I became a manager.

What I wish I’d known when I became a manager.

When I was a new manager, (blimey, so long ago now) I was eager to help. But I thought I had all the answers. And that my job was to tell people those answers. (facepalm) I also knew I was supposed to "involve" people. Yes, I put that in quotation marks, it represents...