How shopping in the supermarket is like leadership

  We are always amazed by what we learn about leadership from, what are seemingly everyday occurrences.   So we thought we'd share with you a short animated film in our vlog above about a scene we bet is very familiar to most of us, especially those of us...

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What Happens When People Feel Safe?

  Here's an interesting 10 minute video by Simon Sinek.   If you've watched our previous blog posts you'll recognise him. In this video Simon is talking about how leaders can positively impact on the commitment and productivity of their people by really getting the environment right.   In his...

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The 7 Sins of Speaking

  Here's an interesting 10 minute video by Julian Treasure.   He first discusses the 7 sins of speaking - the bad habits we all fall into, that ultimately end up making it harder for people to listen to us.  He makes the case for the power of...

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5 Minute Leadership Q&A – Leader vs. Expert

  This is is our second 5 minute leadership Q&A.   The question this time is "Can I lead a team when I don't know all the technical aspects of their role?   "Perhaps unsurprisingly, we get asked this question by many leaders who think they should know the answer...

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The Mary Portas effect

  Not sure if you are watching this series of Mary Portas Secret Shopper, whilst in my humble opinion it isn't quite up to the second series, it’s still definitely worth a watch.   I watched the first two series with interest as I have a BIG thing...

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Dead or Dormant???

Here’s a real treat before Christmas and probably our final blog of the year before the festivities begin.   The video above is absolutely one of our favourites and whilst it’s not new it’s still brilliant, as is pretty much anything Sir Ken Robinson does (in our...

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