Blog

Whenever I get a few spare moments, I try to collect together some thoughts on leadership, teams and careers. They aren’t in any particular order, but I hope you find something useful for you here.

Want to boost creativity in your team? Stop tolerating

Tolerance is good, right? It’s right to tolerate differences. To respect others. To be ok with diversity. I am me and you’re you. Living in a multicultural democracy teaches us that (London reminds me every day). Thing is, tolerating others isn’t good. I’VE STOPPED...

Want a high-performance team? Then feel.

Feelings. Emotions. Being touchy-feely. Being sensitive. Having feelings… and dealing with feelings can be a little woo-woo, a bit Californian hippy, can’t it? It’s commonplace in business for the expression of feelings to be deemed unprofessional. Even in agencies,...

Lead better with resonant leadership 2

Uncharacteristically, this blogs starts with some (necessary) admin. Firstly, this blog is part two – part one is Lead better with resonant leadership 1 – and I recommend reading that blog before this one. Secondly, normally my blogs are a combination of my thoughts,...

The first (and unexpected) step to getting work you ❤️

It’s mid-January and you’ve been back at work for a few weeks. Nothing’s changed – and not in a good way. You might be feeling bored, frustrated, purposelessness, even angry. You’re thinking: “There’s got to be a better career for me.” Rita Ora’s lyrics: “…Just take...

Got the courage to step into your arena?

Every now and then I listen to cheesy tongue-in-cheek 80s music. What follows are loads of exuberant arm movements. I love it. Puts a smile on my face. Takes me back to care-free days of my youth. It’s easy. And it’s comfortable. Ah, comfortable. It’s human to stay in...

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