As a business owner or CEO do you find it hard to figure out what to do about professional and personal development for your team? Who should be doing what training? What sort of professional development would be best? Should you even worry about personal development opportunities? It … [Read more...] about What happens when you don’t provide professional development for your staff?
"I just wish my managers would manage!" Have you heard that before? Or maybe even said it yourself? It’s no surprise that as a business grows you have to rely on your managers to make things happen. But often managers aren't equipped to do the serious work you expect of them. In this last … [Read more...] about Why your managers don’t manage… and what you can do about it
“Can a young person be considered wise?” I was at a business function recently where this question was posed to the room without much resolution. Some people had their own personal views based on experience, instinct or belief. But there does not appear to be much scientific data to … [Read more...] about How to instill wisdom in young people
Well-known author and Professor at Stanford University Teena Seelig joins Dan Pink for this short and concise message about keeping a 'Failure Diary' to help you maximise learning from your past experiences. Watch the 2-min video here Failure Diary and the debriefing process The concept of a … [Read more...] about Failure is just data: mine it to learn something from it
A great deal of my business life as an advisor and business coach has been working with family businesses. I enjoy working with them and I will share my four main reasons why. Note these reasons can equally be viewed from the perspective of a non-family employee. There are powerful lessons here … [Read more...] about 4 great reasons why family businesses are better