When People Say To Me, “You’re Such A Blessing!”

A gesture just to say, “thank you” to me. The last few weeks I’ve been saying, “thank you” to many people for giving of their gifts and time to me and things I’m involved in. So when people say to me, “You’re such a Blessing!”… It’s kinda tired but this time it wasn’t just the […]

There’s A Wrong Way Of Being Right

I’ve said it before, the truth is a beautiful thing. Nothing taints truth like delivering it with malice and egotistical motives. In both life and leadership we tend to place a high value on it, if it is on our side. I don’t know anyone who loves being ‘wrong’.

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 […]

All Must Translate Implications For Areas Of Their Responsibility

Going through some notes I made after a few team meetings a few years ago. I now understand something that puzzled me. On that team I had people with the skills needed. They were sold out to the mission. There were just two people whose potential I somehow failed to extract, in the context of […]

You’ve Been Made Blind By Pride When

There’s the adage, “pride comes before a fall”. It is true. The sad thing about it, is that often people don’t realise that they’ve been made blind by pride. Pride can make you blind to the fact that you’re about to fall. In fact pride makes you blind to the fact that you are proud […]