3 Tips For Subjugating Your Ego To Become More Collaborative

The unchecked ego can be one of the biggest villains of collaborative leadership. Watch my latest vlog for three tips to subjugate your ego, in order to become a more collaborative leader – or alternatively you can read the vlog notes below. Effective leader = collaborative leader. One of the biggest villains of collaborative leadership is the…

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The Emperor’s New Clothes

The mood at the Monday morning exec meeting was one of disquiet and deception. John, Marketing Director, had just finished proudly rolling out the latest proposed brand campaign for the company. Of which he had unusually been the brainchild. Which he had painstakingly been working on for months. And which his ad agency stoked his ego…

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Leonardo’s Words of Wisdom

“People believe what they want to believe.” Quite possibly one of the most profound statements delivered by Leonardo DiCaprio in the recently released film, The Wolf of Wall Street. And incidentally (in my humble opinion) probably Leo’s best performance to date. This line from the movie really struck me. It’s a powerful assertion. And if you want to…

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Don’t Be THAT Guy

Don’t be that guy… Please, please, please, for the sake of yourself and more importantly, for the sake of your team, as you embark on your professional career in 2014, don’t be… 1. The guy who has to be right. All the time. Even when he is most definitely wrong. And who will not admit…

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What an Ego!

I have a big ego. And although I’m OK with it having a presence in my life, there are times when I feel it starting to dominate my behaviour. Only last week, I was in a meeting where I was a newcomer. My unrelenting desire to be “right, clever, eloquent and wise” was almost palpable.…

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