Rejection: Overcoming the Fear of Isolation

Some of you know that I’ve written a book. A serious, 80,000 word, change-the-world book. It took some time, and a lot of effort. A lot of early mornings, and shouting into the void… And initially I had assumed I would self-publish. It’s a credible, professional approach these days – you do more of the … Read more Rejection: Overcoming the Fear of Isolation


Complaining, Gossip, Sarcasm and Other Office Ailments

“Corporate culture matters. How management chooses to treat its people impacts everything – for better or for worse.” ~ Simon Sinek Workplaces are made up of people. And people are, well… people. And people can be motivated and driven by invisible and incomprehensible forces… Our brains don’t work the same, and yet we expect other … Read more Complaining, Gossip, Sarcasm and Other Office Ailments


Management Challenge: Poor Performing Staff

“Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to high sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.” ~ Peter Drucker Teams come in all different shapes and sizes… and performance levels. It is very rare for a manager to have the opportunity to appoint … Read more Management Challenge: Poor Performing Staff


“What if I’m Wrong?” Leadership and the Moral Compass

“I have learned that as long as I hold fast to my beliefs and values – and follow my own moral compass – then the only expectations I need to live up to are my own.” ~ ¬†Michelle Obama I’m picking that you’re reading this article because, like me, you’re educated, ambitious, articulate and confident. … Read more “What if I’m Wrong?” Leadership and the Moral Compass