Good Leadership Skills We can probably agree that being a helpful leader is one of a collection of positive and important leadership skills to have. However, it can have unwelcome side effects that wreck your productivity. I know because I’ve experienced them. Willing to serve my team and be a good leader, I established an … Continue reading Good leadership skills – is being helpful one of them?
Last month a management team I have been developing presented their achievements and results to the company Board. One of the participants felt sick, having been up since the early hours reviewing their presentation. She was physically trembling at the thought of having to stand up and share their experiences with the directors. This however … Continue reading Regular challenges are important to boost performance
My children are now 17 and 22 and during the majority of that time I was facing the challenges of growing a business. Yet they taught me many valuable lessons that helped me personally in that journey and in shaping the business a it grew to £55m in sales with over 1,000 employees. 1. … Continue reading What My Children Taught Me About Growing A Business
Recently several column inches and radio waves have been devoted to the topic of producer and TV judge Simon Cowell and his revelation that he ceased engagement with his smartphone and all associated online activity almost one year ago. Why did he do it? How has he functioned without it? What effect has it had … Continue reading Simon Cowell has broken up with his mobile phone