Leading By Mistake

Leading By Mistake

Last week I was responsible for a group of young adults on a leadership course, set on yachts on the Norfolk Broads. Although we were thinking primarily about the ideas behind situational leadership, there was lots of practice of leading and decision making. Whatever...
Making a Difference

Making a Difference

This summer Square Pegs Coaching is sponsoring another couple of amazing young people who are travelling abroad to serve other people, but our expectation, and theirs, is that they will be changed hugely by the experience. Over the years, I have particularly loved to...
But What If…

But What If…

My previous post was about getting more of what you want into you life and inevitably folk ask, ‘But what if…’¬†and come up with reasons why it’s not possible. In fact whenever I talk about work- or life-improvement there are the naysayers who...
Goal Following

Goal Following

Having written about skill acquisition in the latest newsletter, I thought I would lead you through the ups and downs of some of the things I’ve done in terms of skills growth over the last few years. [If you want to read the full article then go here] [If you...
Weather

Weather

I looked out the window this morning¬†and saw rain again. Someone said the summer was coming but I am more inclined to believe Ned Stark – ‘Winter is Coming’ – at the moment. How do you react when the weather is bad? Living in the west of...

Miniature Wonderland

_Over the New Year holiday I visited the Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg and saw people who must really love their work. . Apart from being amazed at the number of small children that could be crammed into one small warehouse, I was primarily impressed with the...