With the current excitement triggered for many with the ensuing football world cup, I have been pondering, “What makes a great team great?” As I write this, England have now won their first two games, and will have now made the final 16, and it remains to be seen how great their team is (for … Continue reading The hidden value of Football world cup fever!
I have been reflecting on my last couple of decades in leadership roles and pondering on what I actually do to build robust relationships, with those I work closely with, in order to support their development at work. I have started to 'boil it down' and suggest 6 purposeful ways in which I build relationships … Continue reading Building relationships that help people to flourish
It’s the time of year when the hedge at the front of my garden seems to be going wild and I need to spend time pruning and pulling out creepers and brambles. Always a tough half a day, cutting back brambles with mammoth prickles, ready to tear hands to shreds if not carefully handled and … Continue reading Are brambles and ivy getting in the way of your growth?