Conscious and Unconscious Bias

There is a lot of talk these days within the business community about conscious and unconscious bias, but what does it all mean? To understand the concept we must first look at the conscious and unconscious mind. The conscious mind is logical and rational and reacts...

A Wise Sage Talks About Feedback

A Wise Sage Talks About Feedback. Many years ago, as a newly appointed manager, I had the opportunity to have a one to one dinner with our CEO. He was a very wise leader who was coming towards the end of his career and had seen it all. During dinner he asked me what I...

Meetings ….. Quick Tips.

Ah … Meetings Ask any leader what a key challenge is for them in their day to day business life and they will likely say they are time poor and typically we spend a significant amount of time in meetings. So doesn’t it make sense then to make sure that, as an...

Empowering Questions

Empowering Questions. Sometimes as Leaders we can fall into the trap, when asked by one of our team for advice, of automatically giving them the answer. This may be a sign of a Leader or an expert, but how effective is this approach in developing leaders behind you?...