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...
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...

You Don’t Need To Know This

You don’t need to learn anything. This is great because it means you can all sit back and take it easy. Except that this is blatantly untrue. I recently came across the poem below from Bertolt Brecht (apologies to my German readers if the translation is off...

Who Will Help You?

Someone told me you should share your giving up goals with everyone and your gaining goals with only those people you know will encourage you. It made sense at the time and it’s still true today. I was reminded of that advice yesterday watching Strictly on...

finally…

… I write another blog entry after being really busy the whole spring. Some of it was work, a trip to Romania being particularly outstanding. Some of it was play and I include four intense days at Tony Robbins’ Unleash the Power Within seminar in London in...