Video Blog: What Is Leadership?

Just created a short video blog post sharing my perspective. Take a look and leave your thoughts on what is leadership. Duncan Brodie helps accountants and professionals make the transition to being highly effective leaders.

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The Reality Of Being In A Leadership Role

There is no shortage of books and resources on how to be a successful leader. Just enter this term into Google and you will get millions of results. From the outside looking in or from reading books it can appear straightforward. The reality is very different. So what are some of the realities of being […]

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How To Lead A Team

Created a short video sharing some thoughts on how to lead a team effectively    

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The Golden Rules Of Leadership

If you are in a leadership role there are plenty of things you have to get right and plenty of opprtunities to slip up.  In this blog post I share my thoughts on the golden rules of leadership.  You may have different expereinces so why not leave a comment. Duncan Brodie helps accountants achieve more […]

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How To Build Rapport In Job Interviews

Job interviews are seen by candidates as stressful and challenging. Without doubt job interviews are slightly pressurised situations and despite this you can still perform well. One of the most important things you want to do in job interviews is to build rapport with the interviewer or interview panel. When we have rapport we have […]

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Making The Right First Impression At Job Interviews

You are delighted that you have been invited for interview. It is your chance to demonstrate what you have to offer and why you are ultimately the right candidate for the job. This might be your expectation. What you expect and what actually happens can be very different. Some claim that recruiters make up their […]

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How To Deal With Job Interview Nerves

Getting through the initial selection process and getting invited for interview is a huge step forward. If you are like most you are probably very excited and enthusiastic about being asked for interview. Perhaps you already have a picture in your mind what the job will be like, the people you will be working with […]

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Writing A CV That Works

All other things being equal, a candidate with the right experience, skills, attributes and qualifications should always be invited for interview. In reality this is not the case. What I have noticed is that you can be light on experience but if you have a good CV you can secure more interviews than a candidate […]

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How To Get To The More Senior Levels In Your Career

Professional people like accountants are smart people. They are usually very committed and dedicated and are willing to put in the effort to get through tough exams. One would have thought with that level of commitment and desire that getting to senior level roles in accountancy would be easy. I am sure you like me […]

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Setting Career Intentions Instead Of Career Goals

Goal setting is talked about a lot.  Most would say that when you set and commit to goals you increase the chances of achieving the outcome you want.   I know there have been times when I have set goals and achieved what I had hoped to.  On the other hand there have been times […]

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