“You Got This” – Confidence in Spite of the Odds

“Cognitive psychology tells us that the unaided human mind is vulnerable to many fallacies and illusions because of its reliance on its memory for vivid anecdotes rather than systematic statistics.”  ~ Steven Pinker My first senior management role came with a media delegation.  This meant that, once I’d had media training, I was authorised to … Read more “You Got This” – Confidence in Spite of the Odds


Complacency: The Danger of the Comfort Zone

Complacency is the enemy of mindful, deliberate leadership. Like many things in life, leadership follows a ‘bell-curve’ shaped trajectory.  You take on the big exciting new role, and you (hopefully) recognise the steep learning curve ahead of you.  You work hard – probably doing longer hours than you planned when you took the role – … Read more Complacency: The Danger of the Comfort Zone