Building Personal Confidence – The Complete Mini-Series

Building Personal Confidence – The Complete Mini – Series “Confidence isn’t walking into a room with your nose in the air, thinking you are better than everyone else, it’s walking into a room and not having to compare yourself to anyone else in the first place.” Anon Whatever you do and wherever you are, there are… Read More



Damp Squib or Rocket? What Personalities are In Your Team?

What type of team do you work in? No doubt there are lots of different personalities within it, some you like, some not so much. Teams are made up of so many different types and I thought as it is November 5th, that it would be fun to create some personalities based on the most… Read More



Do You Speak LinkedIn?

Have you ever received a message on LinkedIn from a member like this one? Infuriating right. Who really speaks this way? It appears that more and more people are learning this new language, and it would appear to be coming from LinkedIn. As you can see from this image the only people qualified to ‘reach… Read More



Are You Happy with Your Decision Making Skills?

Are You Happy With Your Decision Making Skills? Arguably one of the greatest skills a person can have is to make effective decisions. It has direct links with problem solving and we look for it in Managers and Sales People and in ourselves in day-to-day life; we are all faced with having to make decisions,… Read More



Managers Managing Manager’s Management

Managers Managing Manager’s Management Managers Managing Management’s Management Management’s Management Managing Management So many variants, so many things that can be done with the M words! I suppose in one way or another they all mean the same thing, managing the management. I will stop this now, please do read on…



50 Shades of Management – Autonomy, Tie Me Up, Tie Me Down!

The world is now engulfed in the phenomenon that is 50 Shades of Grey and, as Grey this new take on the original story is released just in time for the DVD release (handy) and I am continuing to draw parallels between this and management.



Strategy – The Light in the Fog

Strategy-Looking for the Light in the Fog. Management words make me laugh out loud, not because they are particularly funny, but because many managers like using them and do not really have a ‘Scooby doo’ what they mean. Just because they are a manager they feel they have to engage in this ‘high register’ line… Read More



The Leader Manager’s Journey Agenda

How do I become a better Leader Manager?  The Leader Manager’s Journey  “Whatever type of manager you are, be a good one.” Abraham Lincoln The Overall Message The manager has a role that can be as tough as it can be rewarding. This one-day or two-day ‘journey’ encounters the main tools and techniques required to… Read More