Hello Day; Now To Own You!

Start of a new day. Sunrise, a mini “reset”. Hello day; time to own you. The day is already made, then we get to make the day. Not just what’s in it but what we also put in it. Not just what it does to us but we do to the day.

Helping Team Translate Implications For Areas Of Their Responsibility

In another post, (this one) I shared about a challenge I had in unlocking potential from some team members. The short of it, is that I didn’t realise they were failing to translate what a change in strategy at an enterprise level, practically meant for them. They understood the the enterprise was headed but failed …

What To Do When You’ve Missed A Great Opportunity To Teach

I’m always looking for opportunities to teach. As a leader, I do my best to make sure that I include deliberate moments of teaching those I lead. I’m always teaching. Those I lead are learning from me. My interactions with people and decisions I’m making are lessons for the teams I lead. To be effective as …

Values As Floating Foundations

Values are at the core when it comes defining identity and behaviour. They’re a matter of identity. Identity informs behaviour. This is why every leader must set and guard values. This is nothing new. You know this, but if you’re anything like me you need the reminders. Every enterprise is impacted by the environment it …

Language | The Currency Of Leadership

At the disposal of every leader are things he trades for the function and or purpose of leadership. It is how a leader wields these tools or means that determines his success and the success of his organisation. Language is one those things: a currency of leadership. It is in what a leader says that …