"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
Discover the 12 powerful (but non-lethal) weapons you can add to your cache of influencing strategies. When it comes to influencing others – either to accept your point of view, or to do what you want them to do – you have a number of choices. You could take the approach of Arnold Schwarzenegger … [Read more...] about What is your weapon of choice to successfully influence others?