Monthly Archives: August 2019

Your faulty thinking is killing your resilience

In the series I wrote on the Six Characteristics of a Resilient Team, we looked at the topics of common purpose, team norms, trust and candid conversations. The fourth characteristic of a resilient team is the ability to think resiliently.I wrote about thinking traps fairly recently so I’m not going to repeat myself on that front.But I… Read more »

35 Questions to help you lead effortlessly

I love a good checklist and I know that you do too. I’ve put this one together to help you and your team get absolutely clear on what’s working and what isn’t – questions about your organisation, questions for your team and for you personally. You can complete the checklist online. Contact my office manager… Read more »

I got fired – (and what I learned)

I’ve been fired twice. Once from a seasonal job in Switzerland – for insubordination. (If you know me, that won’t surprise you at all – and in my defence, I was very young). And a year or so later for not ‘looking the part’ (my ‘just out of student life’ gear didn’t work in the… Read more »

Corporate values are meaningless unless….

I have to say I am sometimes a bit cynical about corporate values (there, I said it!). Not because they are not good things to have – in theory they are – but because so often they are words created to sound good, written by the senior team, a ‘project group’ or a bunch of… Read more »

Best read of the year

As always I’m taking a break from writing new blogs in August to recharge my batteries (I try to practise what I preach) so over this month I will be sharing four of this year’s most popular blog posts with you. If you haven’t read them yet….here’s your chance! This week: I recommended this book… Read more »