The below posts have all been tagged with: Leadership.

Can Leaders in Organisations Learn From Content Marketing?

Posted: June 21, 2017 at 12:20 pm

This is the first of six articles I’m writing from my recent content marketing experience.  For those of you reading articles last year will know I love to draw parallels between content marketing and leaders communication. For the second year in a row on 8 June I packed my bags and headed North across the boarder…

Is the business ready for your employees kids going off to university?

Posted: September 22, 2016 at 2:50 pm

Employees kids going off to university?  Are you ready?   Employees kids going off to university – An adventure, new beginning, but does everyone feel the same?  Do you know how many of your team or the number of people in your organisation have a son or daughter going off to university? Is the business really…

Can Social Media Inform Organisation Communication?

Posted: June 17, 2016 at 4:46 pm

Social Media and Organisation Communication – A Match Destined To Be Made In Heaven?   Can social media inform organisation and leadership communication? What do you think?   So, last week I wrote about what leaders can learn from content marketing.  This week I thought I’d continue on a similar theme and link social media with great…

Content Marketing – The Human Face of Your Business

Posted: June 8, 2016 at 5:41 pm

The Content Marketing Academy 2016 Last week, 2 – 3 June 2016, I went to Edinburgh to my first Content Marketing Academy Conference.  If you look at the website it says: “The Day My Business Changed Forever”.   Quite a bold statement!  But mine will!  I know it will – and that’s because there are…

Top 10 Leadership Tips Helping You Become an On-Point Leader

Posted: April 28, 2016 at 5:24 pm

Are you Missing the Point in Leadership? Time and time again I hear people saying since they became a manager or leader they are overwhelmed, stressed, too busy, have too many people issues, and so on! We know this can be for many reasons.  Some middle leaders feel sandwiched between the tension of Executive decision-making…

Leadership Competencies

Posted: March 31, 2016 at 1:49 pm

Leadership “Selfies”     During late February early March 2016 we ran a poll on the leadership “Selfie” people felt to be the most important in Leadership. The above image reports visually the responses we received.  As you can see self awareness tops the poll significantly. I have to say I wasn’t surprised at the responses.  Perhaps…

Being THE BEST Team Member My Top 7 Tips

Posted: December 7, 2015 at 4:00 pm

If we want to be the best team member, how would you define team? A group working collaboratively to achieve a common goal? A group of people working together and it’s crucial to business success that they cooperate? People using their individual skills and providing constructive feedback to achieve a desired group outcome? Team dynamics…

Leaders Influence Staff Wellbeing

Posted: August 26, 2015 at 3:05 pm

Do you think Leaders Influence Staff Wellbeing?   I read an article today by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) that inspired me to write. Workplace wellbeing is a passion of mine and in answer to my own question – Yes Leaders do Influence Staff wellbeing! In her article for JRF Helen Barnard focuses on Rt Hon Iain…

Authentic Leadership

Posted: June 13, 2015 at 1:38 pm

Digging Deep Aspiring to Authentic Leadership After a full week working with a client organisation developing aspiring leaders self awareness using my DISC introductory programme, this picture jumped out at me last night. I considered it to be a perfect validation of my week of work. Authentic Leadership comes from digging deep within, soliciting feedback and…

Quotes Related to Clarity

Posted: April 14, 2015 at 2:39 pm

Tuesday Topic – Quotes Related to Clarity Today I’ve chosen “Clarity” for my quotes of the day.  Jamie Smart has just published his book, the best seller “The Little Book of Clarity”, and I was captured by the simple clarity of the equation he uses to illustrate the point:   CLARITY = Capacity – Contamination…

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