How One Leader Inspired Action

A role of a leader is to inspire, motivate and deliver. But when the new CEO of Alcoa, Paul O'Neill, gave his maiden speech to shareholders in 1987 they were in a panic. They sold their Alcoa stock as fast as they could, yet one year later, Alcoa's profits hit a record high.   I... Continue Reading →

3 Reasons Why You Should Have A Mentor In 2018

Progression is also about reflection, something we all seem to be at least self aware of, however how brilliant we all think we are is for a different time altogether. Sometimes when you get so wrapped up in the day to day minutiae of 'stuff' you might not be as eager to reflect on goals, development or progression. Knock knock, this is your Mentor calling...

Powerful or powerless? 

Is Theresa May still clinging to power? Is her ability to lead being undermined by a conservative party without any fit leader willing to take the Labour Party on? Effective leadership in the eyes of Jocko Willink, is extreme ownership. Upon reading his book 'extreme ownership' (obviously) his take on taking responsibility for ones actions,... Continue Reading →

50% added value if you can talk to people?

Warren Buffett the iconic investor, worth 73.9Billion (lolwhat) once stated to a group of students at Columbia University in 2009: Now you can improve your value by 50 percent just by learning communication skills - public speaking. But why do some get crippling fear when talking in front of people? do you feel nervous? Palms... Continue Reading →

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