Writing about the “darker” side of our human nature could well be depressing if I didn't wholeheartedly believe the best in people. Make no mistake about it, we all have traits which maybe we need to think about. More often or not, the traits we don’t like are unconscious and we simply aren't aware of them. The beauty of identifying unsavoury traits is by bringing these into our awareness; it gives us an opportunity to change them!
Being a great leader is…
For those of you who read my blog regularly you will know that one of my favourite questions is “Would you rather be right, or be happy?”. This is literally a choice many of us are making every day. When we judge a situation or someone, we often filter out any information which doesn't accord with our belief or our perception.
So for example we might want to believe that we have to go to a job we hate because we need the money, when in fact the truth is, we simply don’t want to make…Continue
Last week I discussed the underlying energy which determines whether a personal or organisational change will be successful or not. I also linked the most popular change models which can be successfully integrated. Many of my clients know change theory and models. What they often struggle with is just how to get started. Today I discuss a 5 step process which can help you get started, helps you integrate…Continue
Change is often a messy business even if you have the most detailed plans and the best strategy. Time and time again I have seen businesses embark on change and be surprised by the resistance, problems, and conflict which unexpectedly arise. In this week’s article, I lay out some common factors I have seen which usually aren’t directly addressed. Unless they are given…Continue