Engage

Something extra this week

It was brilliant this week to receive the note below from Jayne, a team leader in a small…


Who really gets you?

A brief chat with a young lad really got me thinking the other day. He’s close to breaking…


Olympic Mums, the John Lewis Snowman and FED!

HI, I’m just back from helping run the excellent annual Marketing Society Leadership Programme. It’s a wonderful mix…


Is it useful to be scary?

I have a couple of clients who have both admitted recently that they have a reputation for being…


Leadership research that made me smile

I don’t often have a laugh when I’m reading about leadership. But I did smile when I read…


Are you Choosing Jaw-Jaw Over War-War?

I recently read an interview with Michael Palin – he of Monty Python and intrepid global journeys, and,…


How can you rise above the context?

Over the past few months I have been working with Kate – a leader within a hierarchical organisation….


Who said “Take your eyes off that screen and look into the eyes of the person you love”?

The full quote is “Take your eyes off that screen and look into the eyes of the person…


How good do you feel about asking for help?

I’ve been with a few teams recently where the topIc of ‘asking for help’ has caused a bit…


How often do you give people ‘a good listening to’?

Let’s cut to the chase. If you want to engage me and have me come with you, I…