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...
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...

Consistency

Today I discovered a large office building in London practicing something I have realised is anathema to me. Something that I have learned about myself this year is that I like consistency and I really, strongly dislike inconsistency. It annoys me in people,...

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...

Richer by £500k

Would you like to earn £20,000 more than the average? If so you need to become a triathlete apparently. A report out recently found that playing organised sport on a regular (twice a month) basis equated with earning more money, the biggest gap coming from those who...