Why Organisations Fail by David Rock

We have hired and promoted generations of managers with robust analytical skills and poor social skills, and we don’t seem to think that matters. By David Rock FORTUNE — The technology to see very small things up close showed us … more

5 Techniques to Tame Our Lizard Brain

We all react impulsively from time to time.   “He flipped out”, “She went off her head”, “I saw red”, “She lost her mind” are all shorthand for having an amygdala hijack.  We can be triggered for a variety of reasons … more

Elevating your Leadership in 2013

As the new year begins and before they are drawn into the routine of their day to day working life, effective leaders step back from the busyness of the New Year and ask themselves 3 essential questions.    1.  Where … more

The Impact of Stress on our Health

The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom. – James Allen The stress caused from constantly being under pressure can be dangerous … more

Good Companies v Great Companies

Have you ever wondered what differentiates good Companies from great Companies?  It turns out that leadership development is a critical ingredient. Hay Group (find out more about the Hay Group Study here) recently released the “Top 20 Best Companies for … more