When Princess Diana died in August 1997 the world seemed to take on a grief and mourning that was disproportionate to their connection to her or her legacy. Granted it was a shocking surprise and granted she had graced our magazines and TV screens regularly...

During any given work week most of my clients share their frustrations at “back-to-back” meetings. No time to eat, go to the toilet or make relevant notes about the last meeting! They walk into their next meeting still contemplating their last, often taking their mood from...

So many of us equate inspiration with: PassionEnthusiasmAmazing feats of endeavourSurvival Whilst often savoured with awe, the Herculean achievements of others aren’t always useful to use as the role model for our quest to inspire our teams at work. So how do we muster up inspirational leadership for...

How we work together to create positive results and relationships is my passion and my work. I use the term Social Intelligence. The ability to effectively navigate and negotiate complex social environments. A learned skill that defines who we are. Whether I am facilitating teams, coaching individuals, speaking...

There is often a big gap between what we think and what we do. Psychologist Len Festinger developed the term “Cognitive Dissonance” to describe our mind when our actions and beliefs don’t match. Try to name one or two examples for yourself. Most people can. The resolution is...

Yesterday I found myself irritated. I’d had a great day until several encounters started to shift my mood. I had begun my day with zest, positivity and hope and here I was irritated. I had caught a social flu. Infected by the mood and rudeness of others. It got...

I have been inspired working with two different teams this week. They were spending time crafting their future and facing into the real challenges and opportunities the future offers. Co- creating, really collaborating, discussing, understanding, challenging, listening, discussing, innovating and having quality conversations that create positive change...