Lead Yourself First – The Impressive Impact of Relationship

In my view, money doesn’t make the world go around, relationships do. We are in relationship with everyone we meet, because we are always swapping energy.  Even the guy reading the paper in the adjacent seat on the train might leave an impression as you form an opinion about or … Read More

7 Essential Mindset Shifts of New Leadership

Leadership of the future will be all about mindset New Leaders will be at the forefront of creating paradigm shifts for themselves, their teams and followers.  Not only will they  lead by example, but they will show others through focused thinking and vision a brave new world. There are certain ingredients which … Read More

Five Ways To Get Rid Of Stress and Honour Yourself


To alleviate stress, you have to strike an equal balance between work, rest and play. I write a lot about inspiration and what leaders should be doing well.   I am always keen to describe how we should have vision and be using reaching strategies and behaviours to make things … Read More

A New Paradigm – A Leadership Development Model

The People Discovery Leadership Development Model

To give clarity to my paradigm on leadership and management, I set out below my leadership development model which gives on overview of my own philosophy. I fell into the leadership and management field really.   When I left school at 16, with no expectations other than eventually to get married … Read More

Challenging Limiting Beliefs Is A Leadership Skill


Understanding how people tick is essential for a leader, especially at the level of our beliefs. Beliefs create our individual and collective worlds.  Millions of pieces of information are available to us at any one time.  Our beliefs and the parameters which are then laid down by our beliefs determine … Read More

21 Ways To Use MBTI To Help You and Your Team


MBTI is an essential tool for you and your team. As a leader, manager or HR Professional, one of your foundational strengths is the depth of your own self-awareness and awareness of how other’s tick.   You know the key to motivating people is being completely open and transparent and being … Read More

3 Steps to Harness the Power of the Mind for Organisational Transformation

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In my article about the Hidden Power for Leadership and Life, I wrote about how beliefs, attitudes and expectations drive the outcomes within teams.  In today’s blog I am expanding on those ideas and identifying how the power of the mind can be harnessed to lead your team. The conscious … Read More

Putting Your Results In Perspective For Effective Leadership


Of course, most leadership positions in the business world are focussed on achievement and results. Meeting targets, getting results, setting goals are usually the main focus of any board or CEO.  After all, isn’t it the job of the leader about taking and leading others to a pre-determined destination? Usually … Read More

50 Ways you can make a difference as a leader for 2014 – Join the leadership challenge!

The 50 Week Leadership Challenge

I would like to invite you to a leadership challenge. Don’t worry there is no work required from you during this leadership challenge.  You can simply read,  observe, catch up if that is what you would like to do.  Alternatively, if something inspires you, then please join in, submit relevant … Read More

A Creative Look At Routine – 5 Steps To Transform Your Routine Processes or Tasks


Are you creative in your routine? A human myth is that there are creative people and people who simply aren’t.  The truth is that we are all creating.   Some of us simply create more routine in our lives than others.  Some create a more adventurous lifestyle, hone artistic qualities or … Read More