To the Misfits!

  “Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They're not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you [...]

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, [...]

Be The Change!

Two months ago on the 7th August I’d been working for 30 years, wow where did that go, and although we all experience leadership aspects of our technical roles, over the past 15 years I’ve grown into true leadership roles and loved every challenge that has been thrown at me. Some have been really tough and [...]

Finding Your Bell!

As I’ve written before in my blogs, and adapting some wise words from Arnold Palmer, “business is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated.” If your revenue is higher than your costs then you make money, simple. But how do you continue to do this in a world that’s full of competition, whilst improving what you do, [...]

Leadership – The Secret Ingredient

Have you ever worked in a business where you just felt invigorated? Where mundane tasks, which we all have to do at some point in our careers become easier, fun even. When the team bonds, works great together and delivers results beyond expectations. Have you ever wondered what the secret ingredient is that turns a [...]

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 [...]

The Confidence of Doing

In my recent blog, Progress - The Unsung Hero Read Here, I looked at how making progress was the key to hitting targets and goals. That with progress comes a sense of achievement which ignites emotions and motivation and helps drive our psyche to do more, to achieve more. Obviously I truly believe this and [...]