We want to be the best leaders we can be and we want to make a difference to the people we support. The trouble is we are often our own biggest critics – we are often too hard on ourselves and I am not sure that is always a good thing?
Welcome to this month’s leadership pack. In January 2016 I wrote a blog about what I thought were the makings of a good to great boss. I chose two people I have previously worked for and my current boss. I believe one of their common traits is that they are all ‘mentally tough’. What does… Read More ›
As I descend the steps from the Saxonville Hotel, I cross into Ladysmith Avenue turning left into Argyle Road. The Met is on my left and the sea is straight in front of me. I am again in my ‘Happy Place’ I am in Whitby for our annual family holiday. I first started coming to… Read More ›
have been involved in leadership (professionally) for 40 years and I have been married for 32 years and I really, really try to avoid stuff going wrong.
The spring edition of the Dosh newsletter is packed full of useful information about managing money.
It is one of those steps on the career ladder that seems to hold a lot of significance. You’re moving up, you probably get a pay rise and you become more ‘senior’ (whatever that means).
I have recently been asked to deliver a presentation on Social Media for fellow Managing Directors. I only have an hour (but knowing me, I will try and stretch it to 90 minutes). I need to come from the angle that this is what works for me and perhaps there is something within my presentation that will inspire you to use the free tools that are now available.
We had booked into the outdoor activity centre ‘Redridge’ at the end of the 1990s, a place Bettina and I were to visit annually for a number of years where we rock climbed, abseiled, trekked, canoed and even walked up a mountain together.