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...
Familiarity needs revisiting

Familiarity needs revisiting

‘What is that?’ asks Albert (in The Angel’s Share), pointing at the monumental edifice on top of Edinburgh’s city-centre cliff. I was walking around the city again yesterday and it raised a chuckle every time I noticed the castle. (If...
Golden Globes

Golden Globes

It was the Golden Globes awards ceremony last night and, if you hadn’t heard, one of the bigger winners, as expected, was The Artist. I haven’t seen it yet, Dunoon being blessed with an improved but not yet multiplex cinema, but am keen to. It doen’t...

Self Awareness

I went to a sales training day this week. Entertaining and interesting but I did feel like a rather small fish in a big boys pond, given the stature of selling that some of the participants were involved in. The best bit of it all was doing a practical exercise where...