To stand out you need to say what you stand for.

It’s not enough to do a great job anymore. With so much data about people available on the web, we are getting increasingly used to knowing about candidate employees in a more rounded way.

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How to embed leadership / cultural innovation in 5 moves

1. Talk about why more than how

Are your leaders promoting what to do, and how to do it, rather than why it should be done, “your why” as Simon Sinek calls it? People won’t authenticate their leaders, ie won’t accept their leadership, unless they...

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How to increase profits by increasing engagement in 6 steps.

There are some brilliant engagement metrics available.  If you can it’s a good idea to choose or create one that measures the aspects of engagement your company is specifically interested in.  And nothing else – best to avoid the irony of...

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Why CREAM rises to the top at work, home & play

My earlier blog Your Mood: the Great Game Changer talked about the impact of positive emotions on individuals’, leaders’ and companies’ success.  This piece expands on the reasons why positivity delivers, and the scale of improvement that some...

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Why you need a shared approach to Leadership, Engagement and Culture (in 500 words)

It’s old news that these three things have a substantial impact on revenues, costs and growth:

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Learning To Love Public Speaking

In my last blog I summarised techniques that make a huge difference to your public speaking effectiveness. Superhero confidence is at least as important.

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Being Great At Public Speaking

Finding your SCZ

Not all of us can have our audiences hanging on our every word, breathless with anticipation, or convulsing with laughter at our latest pithy quip.  But all of us can find our own Speaker Comfort Zone where we do the best job we...

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Leadership resilience is about more than eating pressure for breakfast!

Leadership resilience is about keeping it together when stuff hits the fan and is the leadership challenge I hear most about:

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What’s Holding Back Your Sales?

Here’s a bit of a checklist of some psychological aspects of selling that catch us all out from time to time. I hope it might sow a few seeds as to how you can get your team closer to where you’d ideally like them to be.Here’s a bit of a...

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Sales Simplified – The Golden Rules

Continuing our mission to demystify sales, particularly for non-sales professionals with a sales role, here are the promised golden rules.  They are simple and their impact is guaranteed.

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