Do You Need To Be An Extrovert To Be a Leader?

It’s often claimed that to be successful as a leader you need to be an extrovert. Do you? In this video I share my thoughts and would love to hear your thoughts and perspectives on this often asked question. What’s your experiences?

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Leading Change In Organisations

Whatever the sector you work in, chances are you are having to deal with change on a fairly regular basis. At the same time the statistics around success when it comes to making change are not encouraging.  It’s claimed as many as 70% of changes fail to deliver the intended benefits. In this video I […]

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Can Professionals Be Leaders?

One of the questions that I am often asked is whether those from a professional or technical background can make the step into management and leadership role.  In this video blog post I share my thoughts.     To sign up for my free e-course Leadership Success click here

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The 3 Biggest Barriers To Making Change Happen

Change is now part and parcel of the role of any leader or manager these days. External pressures mean that standing still is no longer an option for organisations who want to thrive and prosper. Yet the level of success in making change varies considerably. It is not uncommon to hear of as high as […]

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6 Core Roles of Leaders

What should leaders be focusing on? It’s a great question and sometimes one that is difficult to answer. As we know leaders have to take on a whole host of roles. So what is on my top 6 list of roles?   Setting Direction Every individual, team and organisation wants to know where they are […]

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How To Deal With Questions When Presenting

Many people do a great job at delivering their presentation. Then it comes to questions and they fall apart. In this video I share some thoughts on how to deal with questions effectively. For more information on the upcoming workshop, click here

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Is A Lack of Action Holding You Back?

You know that if you are going to be successful in your career, you have to keep developing. Recognising this is a positive first step and at the same time it is not enough. What I have noticed is that there a lot of people who identify a development need, go online and even take […]

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How To Practice For A Presentation

Giving a presentation for many people is a daunting experience. Yet it really does not need to be that hard. In this video I share a 4 step approach to effectively practice for a presentation. If you would like to learn more about being an effective presenter click here

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What Will Be Different This Year?

The festive season is a time when many have a bit of downtime to reflect and recharge. At these times we often start to think about what we want to achieve in a new year. Maybe you have done something similar. And here is the reality. Most people talk a lot about what they would […]

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How To Review Your Career

The end of a calendar year is often a time when people stop, reflect and determine their next steps in their career. If you are someone who does this in a structured way you will be streets ahead of the majority of other people.   So how should you approach a review of your career? […]

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