Leading High Performance – one simple process
The following 4 steps provide a simple process which, when followed with a consistent discipline, are essential ingredients in the pursuit of sustained excellence. It’s a process that we’ve used […]
Sex, drugs & boxes
The 9-box grid is thought to have been developed by McKinsey to help GE prioritise investments across its 150 business units. Using it for people makes as much sense as […]
8 reasons why Employee Engagement is in danger of disappearing up its own arse by Keith Hatter. If you enjoy this and want to know more, tune in to this […]
Creating the right ripples as a leader
Prompted by an introduction to and really interesting conversation with a former international footballer, I recently started thinking more deeply about diversity and inclusiveness – particularly in the context of […]
What's your performance reputation?
When it’s time to leave a company for a new job, your mind turns to thinking about the references you’re going to need to paint a great picture for a […]
You're only as good as your last result - Nonsense!
This statement is bandied around very regularly with very little thought and quite frankly, it’s just nonsense in the world of high performance, and even if it is true some […]
What is a Disruptive Mindset?
This week’s blog comes from Stu Lloyd,Chief Hothead, Hotheads Innovation. Stu is a brilliant Storyteller (as you’ll see from this blog!) and he’s also a Serial Disruptor so we couldn’t […]
How to review performance
Getting the basics right will really improve your performance reviewing. Remove assumptions, be clear what you’re reviewing and why!
Mutual accountability in teams
We’ve been very privileged to work with some really successful teams in sport. We’ve worked with them in the most pressurised of sporting environments at world championships and Olympic Games. […]
Talent Development and Firing Yourself
The typical approach we see to talent development in the business world makes our hearts sink just a little We know it’s all done with the best of intent but […]
Bravery in Management
Several years ago a leading figure in football was talking to an interviewer about bravery. The discussion was about the importance of having a tough, hard tackling player, who wasn’t […]
What is One System Thinking?
This video highlights the key ideas of One System Thinking and will help to build your understanding of this topic.