A bit of advice on giving advice

Every week, my mum tells me that I should “pick some olives off the olive tree in our back garden and preserve them.” It’s a good idea. I want to take her up on this suggestion because doing so would make her happy. And preserving olives would make me feel like Martha freakin’ Stewart. I…

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9 Missing Ingredients Of Successful Leadership

What strikes me almost every day in my coaching practice, is how heavily the following traits are valued in organisations: Action Doing Competitive drive Goal focus Intellectual fortitude The logic. The linear. The analytical. And this is a good thing. After all, these activities do contribute to productivity and results. But, I’m starting to get a bit…

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