Two Questions | Why You Must Love Obscurity

Obscurity can feel like a curse. In a sense it is. The thing is, whatever we create, we create with the intention of making some sort of difference. Whether you’re a creative or leader, nothing you ever create will make a difference unless you release to do so. This means letting your work out. It […]

Why You DON’T Get The Feedback You Need | Part 2

Great leaders are like old school mechanics. No computers or other gadgets to connect to the car to get a diagnostic. No disrespect to the mechanics with the fancy toys… Old school mechanics (and some new school ones too ;-) ) can tell you a lot about a car by the way it sounds. Troubleshooting […]

Why You DON’T Get The Feedback You Need | Part 1

Feedback is necessary tool for leadership growth. It is not overrated. It is the spinach of growing and effective leaders. Because it’s good and necessary doesn’t mean that every leader wants or gets it. If you’re going to be an effective leader you must embrace those things that will make you a greater leader despite […]

An Overlooked Dynamic In Assessing Meeting Effectiveness

The worst thing any leader could do is miss opportunities for learning. Being among more seasoned leaders in a series of meetings this week taught me a lot. Meetings are only worth what they produce. Justification for spending time and other valuable resources for meetings is when meetings help move you closer to goals and vision. […]

The Benefits of Not Being Agreed With

Only naive leaders think and expect everyone to agree with. When your team or other leaders disagree with you it doesn’t mean there’s no unity. Unity is about believing in the same cause. On careful examination you will see that your disagreements are often centred on execution issues. Herewith are a few benefits of not […]