The Hardest Change Of All

Today’s guest poster is Martin Fenwick, Director of Altris Ltd and principle of theCHANGEfactor. His book, The Change Factor, is available right here and is an easy read for those leading through change. Anyone who is familiar with John Kotters’ definition of leadership will know leaders make changes – whereas managers maintain stability. The struggle to do…

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7 Questions To Ask At Your Next Meeting (plus your chance to win a leadership book)

A great meeting can be equally as inspiring as a weekend with Richie on Necker Island. But, other meetings can flounder in the “please-shoot-me-now-before-I-die-of-boredom-and-shove-my-ballpoint-into-my-eye” wasteland. The great news is, there are some simple questions you can begin using to shake things up, get people thinking (always a good thing), potentially make you look clever (again, always a good…

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Why Leaders Need To Lighten Up

One of the things I love about my husband is the fact that he takes the mickey out of me. Constantly. Many a tense moment has been averted by the fact he doesn’t take things (or me) too seriously – particularly when I get  a bit too sombre or ‘drama queen-ish’ for my own boots. At this…

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