Great Leaders should know it all!

feliciaAccountability, articles, CEO's, Leadership0 Comments

Great Leaders know it all As a leader do you feel pressure to ‘know it all?  Do you feel you should at least know more than the people you are leading? Isn’t that a reasonable expectation of  your team and a key characteristic of Great leaders? I had an interesting encounter.  One of my clients, a senior Politician said in a … Read More

Paradox of Leadership

feliciaarticles, CEO's, Change, Coaching, competencies, Executive leadership, Leadership0 Comments

VUCA Leaders I share in this videoblog what it takes to be a successful leader in today’s complex and dynamic environment following my key takeaways at the close of the WBECS Pre-Summit event.  In essence leaders need to be VUCA leaders and that means changing one’s mindset.  Watch and find out more about VUCA Leaders.   The WBECS Pre-Summit is … Read More

Harnessing uniqueness for High Performance

brianarticles, High performance, Leadership0 Comments

Does comparing result in high performance? I was talking with a friend and she mentioned how common it is in our culture to expect ‘comparison’ to result in high performance. We see this everywhere – home, work and especially schools.  We compare our children to one another and to some standard academic measurement which often has no context or greater … Read More

The Importance of Culture in Change

brianarticles, Change, Culture, Transformation

Success or failure? Culture is one of the single biggest challenges in successful Business or Organizational transformation. If dysfunctional it prevents sustained transformation taking place. It is the glue that holds an organisation together as: Culture is reflected in our values; it shapes who we are, the decisions we make and how we do what we do. So we at … Read More

Purposed for Leadership – Are you called?

brianarticles, Authentic Leadership, Change, Coaching, Leadership, successes, Transformation0 Comments

People become leaders for different reasons, promotion, pay and many others. This article explores the idea that great leaders are those who see leadership as their purpose, a calling if you will. Can leadership really be someone’s purpose? We recognise when we see a child who has a sporting capability that ‘they’re a natural’. The child matures into the best football … Read More

Performance Management – a new approach

shamararticles, High performance, Leadership, Trust

What’s the Value of Performance Management? Performance Management systems can be so cumbersome leaders wonder about the value of them.  It’s assumed performance management drives organizational performance.  However, this may or may not be true! A common complaint I receive when I speak to employees is that the annual performance management process is a real burden and just seems to … Read More

Words of wisdom

jasonarticles, Authentic Leadership, Change, Gifts/talents, Leadership, Learning, success, Transformation1 Comment

One of the things I have recognised is that:  effective leaders are always learning. So here’s some wisdom Written by columnist Regina Brett, 90 years old, of the Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Ohio. “To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45 lessons life taught me. It is the most requested column I’ve ever written. My odometer rolled over to 90 in … Read More