The ‘L’ word and why it’s central to your leadership success

Love

I’ve been told on more than one occasion that I use the word ‘love’ a lot. It peppers my conversation like chili in a Mexican fajita. Some people even say I mention ‘love’ way too much – certainly in a professional setting. Sorry, not sorry. Love has a monumental role to play in leadership. HBR’s Duncan Coombe  and I…

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Why The Best Leaders Make Love Their Top Priority

This week I interview Matt Tenney onlove and leadership. In his inspiring TED talk, author and social entrepreneur Matt Tenney cites compelling case studies and research to help you see why making love a higher priority than profit is not only a more noble and fulfilling way to lead, it’s actually the surprising secret of the best leaders.

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A Message From Bob Marley

Last Sunday I was catching up with my brother Andrew and we decided to pull out some of his old vinyl collection. We listened to Bob Marley, drank some rum and reminisced about all the memories which the music sparked. I’ve been thinking about Bob Marley ever since. What an intriguing and wise man he was.…

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How Passion Can Move Mountains

A cool thing happened this week in Nelson – the vibrant little city I live in. For those of you who are not from New Zealand, Nelson is a quaint little Kiwi town that borders the Marlborough Sounds and Abel Tasman National Park – where there are more national parks and mountain ranges than you…

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