LA 040: Five Ways to Let Your Courage Set You Free

Courage is the root of all freedom. It takes courage to dream big dreams? no matter your past, circumstances, or what others tell you. It takes courage to go after what matters. And when the going gets tough and obstacles crop up (as they always will), it takes courage to press on. Any time you go […]

LA 036: 6 Premortem Questions for the Perfect Presentation

Welcome to this edition of the Leadership AdvantEdge Podcast and my purpose this week is to help you confidently make your next meeting or presentation perfect, and not be anxious about it. To do that, today, I’m going to share with you how to do a premortem on your meeting or presentation by asking yourself six questions. On […]

LA 035: 3 Tips for Being Heard

Why is it so difficult to make yourself heard? When you’re in IT, the chances are pretty high that you are quieter than your non-IT colleagues. You are probably more introverted than they are and you might even be regarded as being a little bit quiet. Nothing wrong with being quiet. It has worked for […]

LA 034: How to Improve Team Perfromance

This is a story of two leaders. We worked with the organisation on team leadership because one of their sales teams was “highly successful” and another was “doing poorly, with a very low morale”. The organisation wanted us to “find out what’s working in [the high-performing  team], fix the [low-performing team] and run a training […]

LA 033: How to Overcome the Great Delusions of Your Success

Do you believe that to succeed you just have to be lucky, Or perhaps you believe it’s all about your own hard work? No, then perhaps you think it’s down to having the right connections. After all, the saying goes, it’s now what you know, it’s who you know. “Luck” hints to us that all […]