I learned how to make someone cry yesterday. Not because I learned some nasty words, or a painful torture technique, but because I learned the true power of listening. Listening not just to the words that are said, but the words that are not said. And the essence behind the words that are said. Someone … Read more The Critical Leadership Skill Most Leaders Don’t Have
Decision holds the key to massive impact, fulfilment and living a life of inspiration and purpose, yet it remains one of our least understood and most underused superpowers. I’ve been experiencing a bit of the back-to-work-blues this week. I took about a month off in late December/early January and had a lovely, productive, family-oriented, spontaneous … Read more Decision: Your Brain’s Most Underused Superpower
Several months ago I made a commitment that was well outside my comfort zone. I agreed to give an important speech at an important event. “Big deal,” I hear you say, “I give speeches all the time”. But this was no ordinary speech… I would deliver it entirely in a language other than my own. … Read more Your Comfort Zone is Over-rated – Get Uncomfortable
It would be easy to think that you – one small person out of an entire planet of seven billion other people – didn’t matter much. In fact it would be convenient to think that… it let’s you off the hook, doesn’t it? I mean, how can your personal leadership contribution possibly have an impact over … Read more What Will Your Personal Leadership Contribution Be?