Your Power Baa

Sometimes egos can get in the way of progress. Here is a rhyme to help us regain our perspective on power. I hope you enjoy my first attempt at a SlideShare ūüôā


Yes, Captain!

I was thinking recently about a piece I read in 'Yes! 50 Secrets from the Science of Persuasion' by Noah Goldstein, Steve Martin and Robert Cialdini. ¬†A great book full of interesting insights and good humour founded on solid ethical research. In it there is a section on 'captainitis; the sometimes perilous behaviour people exhibit... Continue Reading →

Change: Getting PREPared

Whatever¬†our technical¬†background or leadership experience there are many things to consider before¬†we set off on a programme of change.¬† In this case, it's personal!¬† We certainly need to invest in getting ourselves ready and in the right state of mind. So here are my suggestions for a bit of PREP... Precious People: Remember at the... Continue Reading →

Proud To Be In Print

It is fair to say that being featured in People Management in May was a proud moment for me.¬† Many thanks to the editorial team for the opportunity. Special thanks goes to two true professionals.¬† Writing ace, Grace Lewis.¬† Twas great to work with you.¬† And photographer, Simon Fernandez.¬† Who knew that posing could be... Continue Reading →

Leading Insights. Beccy Says…

...part of the Diamond Dozen series --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Dr Beccy Bowden, SATRO talks about charity ¬† .¬† volunteers¬† .¬† upcoming talent --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Elaine...¬† If anyone knows about managing scarce resources to deliver impressive results it‚Äôs you. What are the most important leadership lessons you have learnt about making a difference on a shoe-string? Beccy...¬† The most... Continue Reading →

Leading Insights. Phil Says…

...part of the Diamond Dozen series --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Phil Edwards, Weald Technology talks about collaboration¬† .¬† networking¬† .¬† purpose --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Elaine...¬† I remember when we first met and you told me about the electric motorcycle.¬† I‚Äôm still as impressed today as I was then by the way.¬†¬† Developing and commercialising new technology often involves cross-organisational collaboration.¬†... Continue Reading →

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