Jim Collins in ‘Good to Great’ talks about focusing first on ‘who’ then on ‘what’ and suggests that a leader’s first priority needs to be on getting the right people on the bus, and the wrong people off the bus. (more…)
We all do it…act on or take for granted that the information presented to us is true, accurate and of value. Sometimes we just need a little reminder to slow down, ask some questions and check out the validity and usefulness of the data driving our decisions and behaviour. Enjoy this story I stumbled upon (source unknown)!
As human beings we thrive on autonomy. It is a hard-wired mechanism in our brain. We need to feel a sense of control over our own environment and we will defend that need, consciously or non-consciously. (more…)
Last year, my friend and colleague, Oscar Trimboli, was sitting at my table at a Thought Leaders business immersion I was attending. Oscar is one of those delightfully calm people who are so laid back that you need to check to see if they have a pulse – essentially, the complete opposite of me, the energiser bunny. (more…)