One sentence summary: HR, you need to get over yourselves and create an authentic workplace which allows people to be the best them, their authentic self because anything less won’t do.
“Will it make the boat go faster?” proved to be a powerful guiding question that guided the men’s coxed eight rowing team to an Olympic Gold Medal. This post looks at just how powerful that question can be to help us focus.
I’m a big fan of having a Manifesto, of having something that makes it really clear what you’re here to do, and how you’re doing it. Inspired by the Holstee Manifesto, I’ve created the Kingfisher Coaching Manifesto.
In dressage, I learned that looking where you want to go is hugely important and I believe that the same principle is important for people, teams, and organisations. Where you look, you go.
On Susan Cain’s book, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking
What I blog and tweet about (and why), and what I don’t.
A summary of an excellent workshop on Business Model Innovation – run by Corridor Connections at the Manchester Digital Development Agency on 12th July 2011
This guest post looks how to work with a group of project managers to ensure that projects are well run.
Eric Ries gave an excellent Authors@Google presentation on his forthcoming book, The Lean Startup.
Reflections on a talk by Tara Hunt on what it takes to be an entrepreneur and face the unclear path.
The ability to lead change is crucial, and this post looks at how to drive successful change according to Kotter’s ‘Leading Change’
The ability to lead change is crucial, and this post looks at why projects fail according to Kotter’s ‘Leading Change’