giving feedback to a colleague

Care personally and challenge directly!

Leadership and Giving Feedback: Giving Feedback: ‘You know, Kim, I can tell I'm not really getting through to you. I'm going to have to be clearer here. When you say um every third word, it makes you sound stupid.’ Do you give and receive guidance? Should you? Kim Scott is a coach for big companies like Twitter.[...]

Leadership how to be an awful leader

Leadership, Motivation and Pushmi-Pullyus

Leadership and how to become a better leader.   Do you remember the pushmi-pullyu? (pronounced "push-me—pull-you")   If you don’t let me remind you, it’s a character from Doctor Dolittle and is half gazelle and half unicorn. It’s defining characteristic is the fact it has two heads. There is one on each end and it[...]

flywheel effect

The Flywheel Effect – Push, push, push –

Push, push, push. Is that the only way to create the flywheel effect? Imagine being a kid for a moment. One thing would set the hormones racing for all the wrong reasons. It’s not what you might be thinking. It’s the phrase: ‘Because I said so; that’s why.’   You know that was the answer to:[...]

great leaders following the signposts

Are you following the sign posts?

We are all familiar with levels of attainment from school. You may have even come across Jim Collins’ (Good to Great) approach to the different levels of leadership. In this article, we’ll be concentrating on Level 5. After all, it’s worth knowing where we are headed even if we are at the beginning of the[...]