Posts Tagged ‘Leadership’

Resources and Recomended Reading

We are often asked by leaders which books, videos or articles we recommend for their development. There are so many out there it is obviously hard to choose. It depends a lot on what your area of interest is and your preferred learning style as to what might float your boat. Here are some we [...]

Taking on someone new?

Time to read: 1 minute: I have just returned from a great week running some leadership workshops in Dubai. This was the first time I have been to Dubai and this meant  I had to spend a fair bit of time trying to figure out how to get there, where to stay, and try and [...]

Facing up to a challenge

Time to read = 1 minute Everybody has a different idea of what a challenge is. I am running the Brighton Half Marathon in a few weeks time. For me the distance is a bit of a challenge, but I am pretty sure I can make it that far. Trying to do it in 1 [...]

Social Enterprise and Charities

Social Enterprise Toby Buckle of Hazelbranch has been supporting social enterprise for a number of years. He has  sat on the expert advice panels for social entrepreneurs,  been on the steering group for the Brighton Social Enterprise Network and now sits on the Brighton and Hove Think Tank; Better Brighton. We have provided coaching support [...]

Why people need a purpose.

I went mountain biking the other day with some friends, because my mate had organised it and picked a place and date. I had been meaning to get out on my bike for a couple of months and just hadn’t got round to doing it.  Why hadn’t I organised it? Because there was no bigger [...]

Getting out of your Comfort Zone.

I recently tried windsurfing on my local lagoon. I was soon realising it was a lot harder than it looked. I tensed up, wobbled a lot and was so focused on not falling in I couldn’t move. I was well out of my comfort zone and ready to get out and back into dry land. [...]

Setting Goals

A couple of weeks ago I was to be found running along Brighton seafront dressed as Buzz Lightyear chasing a pink fairy. No not a weird dream but the 10k Heroes fun run. The day was hot and my outfit was not conducive to running with lots of padding and a hot helmet on my [...]

Authentic Leadership

This program will enable you to be an outstanding communicator, understand the behaviours and intentions of others,build better and more effective relationships, use effective planning and set clear goals.

Are you looking properly?

I recently lost my car key. I had just unloaded the boot and then couldn’t for the life of me find the key. I searched my pockets, likely places I might have put it down and had no joy. This spelt trouble as I had also misplaced the spare key a long while back. I [...]