‘If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!’

It’s fair to say we all like new things every now and again, whether it’s a new house, car or even simply a new piece of clothing – that’s human nature right and in truth there’s nothing wrong with that.   However it’s interesting that we are...

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Changes at tendevelopment…

As you probably know we love a good saying. One of our favourites is ‘some things are better said than read’. With that in mind please watch our short video about a big change for tendevelopment.     Martin and Elizabeth...

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Do you find change exhausting?

We often get asked by clients who are going through change initiatives or change programmes to come in and deliver some sessions to leaders to help them manage people through change. While there’s nothing inherently wrong with that and explaining the change curve etc. does...

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‘Is everything OK with your meal?’

How many times have you been out to dinner with friends, family or a partner and been asked by the person serving you, “is everything OK with your meal?” We’re willing to bet you’ve lost count of the times that has happened; it’s almost common...

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‘Dinosaurs Rule!’

We were working with a group of participants recently on a development programme and we started by asking them about the people challenges they were dealing with.  Some of the usual issues you might expect came out of this conversation, things like – bad attitudes,...

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What’s your face

We came across this brilliant, funny and insightful article recently written by Patrick Lencioni one of our leadership heroes. If you haven’t already you really should check out his books.   We don’t want to give too much away as Lencioni says it better than we can...

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Demystifying Leadership Terminology

We are often asked; ‘what’s the difference between a Mission statement and a Vision’, ‘what actually is a Strategy’ and ‘where do Values fit into all this’.  These are all common leadership terms and you can get very different opinions on what each of them...

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The workplace is changing

We were recently doing some research about the different generations in the workplace for a client piece of work and we came across this really great video from one of our favourite leadership gurus Simon Sinek where he talks about Millennials (typically the 20 -...

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Avoid the ‘Superstar’ trap!

I caught up with an old friend of mine the other week that I haven’t seen for years and over a pot of tea we reminisced about our school days in the eighties when we thought we were the coolest cats on the planet.   One of...

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