Category: Leadership

There’s a brand new free download in the Resources/Infographics section of my web site this morning – but I’m also including a further downloadable copy at the end of this post (take a look at the web page later though – there’s a bunch of free stuff there and no sign up). The Unique Ability…
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The word cadence has to do with rhythm, the rhythm of sounds in nature, of music, of a person’s voice. In exercise, we recognise cadence as the rhythm of a runner or cyclist; the “happy cadence” described by my physiotherapist as the pace at which I’m not damaging myself and can carry on running or…
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Millennials will represent 40% of the total workforce by 2020. Like it or not, they are critical to the success and sustainability of your business. If they don’t want to work for you, your organisation will die. Louis Efron – Forbes Magazine The reality is that Millennials (age 17 to 37) have an entirely different…
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Here’s an interesting extract from a client email received yesterday: Chris you should create an Academy and train managers to become SH1T hot managers for dentists like myself to recruit That, given my schedule and commitments, is unlikely to happen any time soon but it does highlight a problem that needs a solution and, hence,…
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Here’s today’s blog, somewhat later than usual as I’m in “catch up” mode after working all weekend at The Spring Client Retreat (which was extremely interesting and inspirational). Yesterday, during my train ride home from London to Manchester, I reviewed and answered most of this week’s crop of weekly reports from Owners and Managers. I’m…
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Extreme Business 2018 London workshop done and my 47 delegates are sent home with spreadsheets, handouts and their heads buzzing with numbers. I invested quite some time at the start of the day in asking for feedback on Q1 of 2018 – always a chance to feel the pulse of the client base and get…
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Have you noticed a couple of behavioural types in your organisation? The sponge – that person who just keeps soaking up new information and shouts “give me more!” when roles and responsibilities arise? The abstainer – that person who has enough to do thank you very much and has absolutely no time to be taking…
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A characteristic I notice frequently as I listen to clients is “imposter syndrome”, so called because there are times when we don’t feel worthy enough to carry the responsibilities of leadership. Imposter syndrome happens when we compare our inside to other people’s outside. Always a mistake. One of the benefits of being a coach is…
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