Tag Archives: leadership

Do you take note of your energy levels? Are you aware of the times when you’re at your best and those times when the spark’s perhaps not there? For me, I’m an early bird. The time between 6-9am is SO productive. For the night owls…

What are you consciously doing to make yourself happy? As Abraham Lincoln said “Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be” A very close friend of mine and his wife have a superb habit which they’ve been doing for a…

Here’s a thought for you. How much should you do? Do ALL you can! If you saw your kids putting in less effort than they could and you could see them settling for less than you knew they were capable of, what would you do?…

In coaching we often talk about the attributes of High and Low performance. Let’s talk specifically re. Denial. Do you ignore problems? Bury your head in the sand? Or, like we used to do as kids, close our eyes, put our hands over our ears…

How carefully do you choose your words? I choose my words carefully and am keen to avoid littering my talk with negative words but I noticed there was one area where I was unconsciuously letting things slip. When replying to people I found I would…

How much fun are you having right now in business? Are you laughing a lot with your team mates? Are you and your customers really enjoying your time together? If you’re the boss and YOU’RE not having fun, imagine how much fun your team are…

When I was young my mum told me I was forever using my pocket money to buy everyone sweeties. When she sent me to the shops I always came back with 2 of whatever item I’d been sent for…just in case she needed more. My…

Where’s your focus right now? Are your goals fixed on moving away from something that’s not what you want? Are they more positively moving you towards something you want? Or is something bigger than you inspiring you? Whichever it is, I guess the important thing…

We have a phrase in ActionCOACH… “Because being in business should give you more life” I couldn’t agree more. Here’s my personal interpretation of of the team vision which is on my office wall. Enjoy Work – why? because we work long enough hours we…

What’s your best definition of success? Mine USED to be one by Earl Nightingale “Success is the progressive realisation of a worthy goal“. At the time I hadn’t heard a better one than that. And it’s still a beauty but, for me, Coach John Wooden’s…