Posts By: Lynn Scott

OMG this is HUGE!

Last week I wrote about the very real fear of ‘saying it as it is’.I had my biggest number of responses EVER!In honesty, I’m not surprised – my Facebook Group members (nearly 1200 now) say this is one of their biggest challenges too.

The very real fear of ‘saying it as it is’

  One of the things I struggled with as a leader (and in my early days as a coach) was being able to ‘say it as it is’. I hear my mother’s voice (God rest her soul) in my head telling me not to ‘ make personal remarks’ and ‘if you can’t say anything nice,… Read more »

Got Questions? I can help

Join me every Friday on my Facebook Live

Every week I answer questions about leadership and management in my Facebook Live broadcasts. My community of Effortless Leaders (1000 and growing) has great questions and my aim is to give practical, concise answers and ideas that help them move forward.   If you’d like to be part of this community, you can join us… Read more »

Saying No is your ‘Superpower’

Saying No is your ‘Superpower’

Being kind, helpful and supportive is A GOOD THING.Being at the beck and call of everyone else so that you don’t have a life is NOT a good thing. You’ll forever feel overwhelmed.In this video we look at how to protect your time AND be available for other people.You CAN do both.

Meeting Madness – (please make it go away!)

Meeting Madness

Do you spend ages in pointless meetings?Back-to- back talking shops that serve no purpose and waste our time are a BIG contributor to overwhelm.You need tactics – for ‘meeting mastery.’AND – an elegant way to say ‘no’ to those time-wasting talking shops that ruin your day. This video will show you how.No more mind-numbing collective procrastination… Read more »

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 »