LA 057: What Do You Do When You Can’t Find the Time or Motivation to Grow and Develop?

One of biggest issues I hear from programme participants is that they are simply too busy to take time out of their schedule to develop themselves. They get frustrated because they want to get better at some aspect of their leadership capabilities, or their management skills so that they can SAVE the time they currently […]

LA 056: Leverage the Power of Habit to Sustain Change

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes (Turn and face the strange) Ch-ch-changes Don’t want to be a richer man Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes (Turn and face the strange) Ch-ch-changes Just gonna have to be a different man Time may change me But I can’t trace time David Bowie What do you do when you want to change? Whether you want to change yourself […]

LA 055: Debunking The Myths Often Believed By Those Leading In The Middle

Before we delve into the myths I want to remind you of Law #2 in the 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership. Leadership is influence, nothing more, nothing less. You can influence anyone at any time in any situation. Your level of influence with that individual will determine how ‘easily’ you influence them (or not). Through […]

LA 053: Strive to Leave a Legacy or Chase After the Wind?

Stress! Do you suffer? Of course you do. How much is caused by others and how much do you cause yourself? When you really think on this, you uncover some rather painful truths about stress. Most of it is caused by yourself. Like you. I like to place demands on my performance. Far greater demands […]

LA 051: How do you leverage your Influencing Style? The Trust/Respect Matrix

The 15 inch blade flew perilously close to my left ear and the Chef’s knife thumped into the door behind me. I was told, in no uncertain terms, that my days in his pastry kitchen were over. I couldn’t possibly repeat the actual words, but if you think that Gordon Ramsey cusses, I can assure […]

LA 050: What’s Your Influencing Style? (And Why it Matters)

What’s Your Influencing Style? (And Why it Matters!)   The Captain’s voice bing bonged into the silence and calmly informed us to assume the brace position. The stewardess asked us to sit down and brace. Forty seconds later everyone began scrambling to their feet. An old man blocked the aisle as he opened the overhead […]

LA 049: Breaking Down the Glass Walls. The Biggest Challenges for Tech and Business Leaders in 2017

It’s more than 40 years later, and businesses and homes are awash with computing devices. There’s more computing power in my watch than on that entire top floor of equipment back in the early 70’s. Much has changed… except it seems there remains a divide between the techies behind that glass wall and the business desk on […]