LA 060: The Secret Keys to Getting (the right) Stuff Done

I am an excellent procrastinator! I can put things off for absolutely no better reason than I don’t feel like doing them right now. Of course, I have plenty of excellent excuses, and I believe all of them. Until I choose not to. So I force myself to do the stuff I don’t really feel […]

e-Learning is dead! Why We Need to Flip The Corporate Classroom Now!

Beyond Blended Learning, today’s leading organisations are flipping the corporate classroom. Are you going to be sidelined? Let’s throw up some startling statistics. The Henley Business School Corporate Learning Survey in 2016 shows that: Desire for online only executive development remains very low at less than 12% Desire for project-based l&D stays steady at 33%, […]

LA0 058: Want More Productivity? Take a Break!

My mum would often tell me “all will be well in the morning.” For her, it was just experience and age-old wisdom. All will be well in the morning And things always were better in the morning. Somehow, all the clutter and stress and worry, while, not gone altogether, was, at least more manageable. As […]

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 […]