Do you trust your team to fly free?

By | June 24th, 2019|Accountability, Communication, Leadership, Team work|

“Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold…” These are the opening lines [...]

It’s the little things that matter

By | April 29th, 2019|Accountability, Culture Change, Leadership, Lesson learning, Priorities, Productivity, Strategy|

I am writing this blog sat on a ward in one of the Greater Manchester Hospitals with my wife Kirsty awaiting further exploratory tests on [...]

4 ways to slow down in order to speed up…….in the right direction!

By | March 25th, 2019|Challenge, Communication, Confidence, Leadership, Personal Change, Personal Leadership, Priorities, Productivity, Strategy|

How often do you hear the phrases – “doesn’t time fly!” or “where does the time go?” come up in your presence, either uttered by [...]

Outside In – the Magic Mirror

By | September 19th, 2018|Accountability, Communication, Confidence, Leadership, Learning, Personal Change, Personal Leadership, Productivity|

One of the things that holds organisations, teams and individuals back is the inability to see ourselves as others see us, we get locked into [...]

Are your priorities clear?

By | March 27th, 2018|Accountability, Goal setting, Leadership, Personal Change, Personal Leadership, Priorities, Productivity, Strategy|

In my morning meditation earlier today Andi Puddicombe (Headspace.com) shared an interesting provocation. “Imagine if you only had today – how would you spend it?” [...]

8 Top Tips on Embedding Change

By | November 27th, 2017|Accountability, Challenge, Culture Change, Employee Engagement, Leadership, Team work|

Given that change seems to be endemic in every organisation I come across, it is fair to say that organisations that have the capability to [...]

Three ways to help people help you

By | September 25th, 2017|Challenge, Confidence, Leadership, Personal Change, Productivity|

I recently completed the Bury 10k run as a ‘visually impaired guide’ for Paul, a partially sighted chap in his early 50s. Now Paul can [...]

When was the last time you got out of your comfort zone?

By | July 31st, 2017|Challenge, Confidence, Culture Change, Goal setting, Leadership, Personal Change, Personal Leadership, Productivity|

I have written before and talk a lot (to anyone that will listen) about the fact that life is too short not to be the [...]

Three reasons you can’t see what you are looking for

By | June 26th, 2017|Challenge, Communication, Conversations, Leadership, Learning, Productivity, Team work|

Any Dad out there will I am sure have been on the receiving end of this (often semi-sarcastic) refrain “are you Dad looking again?” when [...]

Do you catch ‘them’ doing it well?

By | May 19th, 2017|Communication, Conversations, Employee Engagement, Leadership, Learning, Personal Change, Personal Leadership, Productivity|

This blog was inspired by a couple of events, brought together after listening to the Radio 2 Thought for the Day slot last Friday – [...]