What makes an ideal team player? What qualities would you want them to demonstrate? How do you assess job applicants or even current members of your team, to make sure that they have the qualities you want?
I frequently get asked these questions because it is a constant challenge for managers to select the best candidates for the job, especially in a very…Continue
Is your fear of losing out clouding your thinking? Are you persisting with a poor strategy just because you have invested a lot of time, effort or money in it? Our evolutionary hard-wiring and hyper-sensitivity to danger and loss has helped us survive and become the most successful species on the planet, but this ancient survival strategy can inhibit growth and…Continue
Your perception of distance has a profound effect on your thinking and decision making. When a tragedy occurs in a particular neighbourhood people often say we didn’t expect that ‘here’. We are so used to hearing about awful things happening in distant places but when it happens in our own neighbourhood we are far more shocked. This is very understandable. The…Continue
You are being limited by the experience of the people around you. Many Leadership teams fall into the Thinking Trap of Experience because they believe that once a subject or idea is discussed and debated by the team it is sufficient to make a good decision. Sadly, most Leadership teams are lacking the necessary diversity to fully consider the complexities of the…Continue