Are you in the right mood for decision making?
For Christmas 2019, I was given a set of Sony WH-1000XM3 noise-cancelling headphones by my son, Ryan. He knew I loved listening to music, and that these would be great to take with
Leading from the inside out: Why better people make better leaders
In his book Legacy: What the All Blacks Can Teach Us About the Business of Life, James Kerr examines what makes the All Blacks one of the most successful teams in the history of sp
The short-term fix that can create a long-term problem
Stress and fatigue are understandable at certain times of the year – think of the mad rush in anticipation of the holidays, or the lead up to rolling out a major change initiativ
The subtle way your childhood affects how you lead
We all enter adulthood with thought processes and behaviours learned and adopted from childhood. This is true of every person, whether in a leadership role or not. Children learn a
What gets you out of bed in the morning?
The answer to this question can be quite revealing. Do you jump out of bed, ready and excited to work on the day’s projects? Or do you feel rising levels of stress and anxiety th
What to do when life moves the goalposts (again)
Studies show that more people are pursuing safety rather than taking risks as the pandemic continues to impact businesses and economies around the world. A survey for consulting pl
Goal setting: Your roadmap to success
An idea you wake up with is unlikely to be achieved in a day. So how do you get to where you want to be?
How can I improve my decision-making?
You make thousands of decisions every day—ranging from smaller insignificant ones, to those of great importance. But have you ever stopped to think about how you make decisions?
Learn the art of asking strategic questions, not convenient ones
You won’t agree with everything that Levitt and Dubner present in Freakonomics (2009), but it will make you wonder if you are asking the right questions. Levitt and Dubner ap
What happens when our morals are detached from our business?
While working in the U.S during the Global Financial Crisis that occurred in 2008/09, I saw the collapse of the housing market, severe falls on Wall Street, companies letting go th