Climbing out of my snow hole, I received a letter from home. This was no mean feat as I was somewhere in the Arctic Circle and about a month into a winter deployment with 3 Commando Brigade. It was the news I had dreamed of from Joyce– we were going to have a baby! I… Read More ›
Welcome to the September Leadership Pack 2018 This month, Damian Piper (Effective Challenge http://effectivechallenge.com ) has added to his series with ‘a moment to reflect – pressure on our shoulders.’ This is now my favourite post from Damian. I hope you enjoy reading it too. You don’t have to be an entrepreneur (someone with a big… Read More ›
Welcome to the August 2018 Leadership Pack I recently wrote a new post in my ‘Being Bettina’s Dad’ series whilst on holiday sitting; on the decking of our lodge. Being with Bettina always puts life into perspective and reminds me of what is important. Bettina teaches me so much and this particular piece is about… Read More ›
Welcome to the Christmas edition of the Leadership Pack (December 2017).
My life has been enriched by the people I know and I have come to the conclusion that the success I have achieved in both my careers has often been due to the people I know. I wanted to share with you my ideas and tips which will hopefully help you benefit from networking, especially if you struggle at conventions to network.
This edition may amount to 11 pages but there is so much more with the links I have included and which if clicked on will give you even more: tips, insights and inspiration. I hope this pack inspires you to be more and do more for the people you support.
I love life. I want to be the best I can be and even as I approach 60 I still think my best years are ahead of me. So why do I feel the need to reinvent myself and how will it help me become the man Joyce wants me to be?
In this month’s edition, posts on ‘Positive Vibes’, ‘Reaching Your Potential’ plus my favourite TED Talks and other tips you may find useful.
Did you get to fulfill your childhood dream? I did! How lucky am I? And you know what? I am still incredibly grateful for the experience, 18 years after retiring from the Army. I joined a Junior Leaders Battalion in 1972 ‘passing out’ into the regular Army in 1974, and then retiring in 1996. I… Read More ›