Tai Chi and Leadership

Tai Chi and Leadership

I had a remarkable experience last week that I’d like to share with you. For the 3 decades that I have been a coach/trainer in the field of leadership. I have also practised various forms of Tai Chi and Qi Gung but have, as yet, never combined the two; up until now!...
How to succeed?

How to succeed?

Review: The war of art by Steven Pressfield Ever hear the notion that the really good stuff, like the best stuff, whether it’s an innovation in technology, a new service no one knew they needed or a great work of art doesn’t come from us, it comes through us? This is...
Business Team Madness

Business Team Madness

“You’re mad if you think I’m standing on a raft pretending to be nice to my colleagues.” There’s a very good reason why people can be suspicious of business team development. Many people have experienced activities, under the heading of team development, that have no...
“A team of all leaders go to Damascus”

“A team of all leaders go to Damascus”

M. Scott Peck in his 1998 book entitled “A Different Drum” used the term “a team of all leaders” to refer to a group of people who had the maturity to leave their egos aside from the group process and happily pass round the leadership, task responsibilities and...
The Emperor’s New Values

The Emperor’s New Values

Let me start by declaring my support for values based organisations. Companies that truly demonstrate a set of positive values that affect how people feel and therefore how they behave. These businesses can, and often do, see fantastic and sustainable results. You...