The Bedrock of Leadership

There are endless books, blogs, vlogs and podcasts on what makes a great leader. Trust me I eat up a lot of what’s out there through my Automobile University. I’m also lucky to have been in leadership roles for many years and I believe there is no substitute for real life experience. Learning from success, [...]

A Winning Culture – “It’s Been Emotional!”

I recently ran a training session for my company on teamwork and building a winning culture. It was an odd session. Not because of the content but because of the scenario. I was asked to run the training session over video conference, which in itself sounds normal. However, there was no face to face video [...]

How Lego and a Hug can Drive Performance!

Business is a serious business! Trillions of dollars are exchanged every year between businesses, and the results affect the world we live in. We humans have built a world where we’ve gone from exchanging potatoes and produce as currency to trading in money, from gold to physical cash and nowadays through electronic transfer. The stock [...]

Where the golf course meets the boardroom!

“Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated. It satisfies the soul and frustrates the intellect. It is at the same time rewarding and maddening—it is without a doubt the greatest game mankind has ever invented.” Arnold Palmer I believe business is very similar. Like a lot of people, the profession and industry I have worked [...]

Are you a Swan Leader?

We have all been there - The deadline approaches, the pressure mounts, last minute requests from the client leads to a sense of near panic amongst the team. Will they make the deadline with the quality required to please everyone? Like a nuclear reactor near critical mass, and when it feels as if we’re stuck [...]