Don’t wait until ‘after reviews’, or ‘after Christmas’, or even, ‘on Monday’ (my favourite new-exercise-regime day). Figure out what you want, figure out a plan and then start. It doesn’t have to be a big life-changing plan.
Just do one thing today. Read More
Saying ‘There’s no talent out there’ is a lazy approach. If the people you want are not applying, you need to look inwards first.
There is SO much great talent out there; you just need to know where to look and what to say. Read More
"A recent study revealed that 83% of those who scored high on self-awareness were also rated as top performers. Only 2% of bottom-performers scored high on self-awareness.” (Source: Take Flight Learning) Read More
What have you said to a direct report, to a team, to a client, over a coffee, at lunch with a friend…what suggestions have you made to other people today about how they could do things differently? Read More
Everyone wants to be part of something. Read More
What’s happening in your world? What’s the end result you’re looking for? If you know that and can focus on that, any hiccups are just bumps in the road, not a reason to stop or change direction. Read More
You don’t have to change or suck up or lose who you are, you just have to adapt to your surroundings and meet people in the middle. Who knows? You might even enjoy it. Read More
How many times have you said or heard, "Oh yeah the reviews all done, we just have to do the goals bit"
That’s the most important bit!!
If your manager doesn’t think so, it doesn't matter, you should.
And if your line manager isn't taking it seriously, ask someone who will - it's your career. Read More
Dreams are awesome, and I agree that the easiest thing to do is often to jump ship and try somewhere new. But, are you absolutely sure that if you really ‘watered’ the place you’re at, or the role you’re in, or the career path you’re on…that it wouldn’t be the right one? Read More
When you inevitably talk about how important your culture is – are you sure you mean a diverse culture, or one where everyone you employ is someone you’d want to have a beer with? Read More