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May 27, 2019 No Comments

Are You Coachable? Not Everyone Is!


Coaching is a powerful management tool, but the reality is not everyone can be coached. If you’re not willing, or able, to objectively look at your own thinking, behaviour and actions, then coaching may have limited impact. If you’re not ... Read More

May 20, 2019 No Comments

Why? Grow With Purpose?


If we think of values as guardrails for how we make decisions, act, and react, then purpose functions more as a north star, as one overarching, ultimate goal that guides the company. Purpose answers the ageless question why? Why does what we do matte... Read More

May 13, 2019 No Comments

6 Mistakes to Avoid in Developing Good Business Strategy


Creating an effective scaling strategy can one of the most enjoyable parts of growing and scaling a business. However, many teams get strategy wrong. Some frame their business strategy as one company pitted against another in a battle of force and wi... Read More

May 6, 2019 No Comments

10 Ways To Get Your Leadership Team Working Better


Sooner or later the leader of a business comes to realise the importance of creating a high-performing top team with much greater shared leadership across the team. This means moving from a hub and spoke style of leadership where each team member rep... Read More

April 15, 2019 No Comments

Delegate and Grow


Unfortunately, many leaders try to hold onto too much for too long and have trouble delegating and growing. We often think that the short-term investment in just “doing it ourselves” will save us time and energy. When, with the right peop... Read More

April 1, 2019 No Comments

How to Design Your Company Culture


Many growth companies haven’t defined the culture they need to succeed so they end up with a culture that is actually working against the goals they have for their business. Whether you like it or not, you have an organizational culture in your bus... Read More

March 25, 2019 No Comments

How to Hire and Retain the Right People


You simply can’t achieve consistent results until you get the right people in place. The right people are the ones who share your company’s core values. They fit and thrive in your culture. They’re the people you enjoy being around and who ... Read More

March 18, 2019 No Comments

A Meeting Rhythm to Set You Free


When it comes to communication and alignment, one activity, more than any other, will be key to maintaining the focus and discipline of an organization. There is no better way to have a fundamental impact on an organization than by changing its meeti... Read More

March 11, 2019 No Comments

A Winning Mindset for Today’s Business Leader


Leadership is a commonly discussed topic with an ongoing debate around the traits and attributes that make a successful leader. In fact the last time I looked on Amazon there were over 50,000 books with the word “leadership” in the title. I’m a... Read More