Tag Archives: Strengths

Soft Power is Smart Power

Soft Power is Smart Power

It’s More Than Academia I had just finished my address to the gathered officers of the Royal Navy at HMS Collingwood, the swish maritime warfare training centre in Fareham, England, when a prominent professor from Oxford University gave a thought-provoking speech on soft power. He was very challenging of Britain’s lack of innovation and new […]

Spike! The Power and Simplicity of the Strengths based Revolution

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During this webinar interview with Catherine of MBA World, I explore the reasons why the leaders and organisations who focus on their Spikes do better than those who focus on their weaknesses; and offer advice as to how you can discover your own outstanding strengths. Below is given the transcript. Transcript Catherine: Hi, good afternoon […]

Collaboration is the New Leadership

Nothing is Best Done Alone Anymore Business has become far too fast moving and markets are so much more unforgiving that CEOs require the support of diverse viewpoints and experiences within their teams as a prerequisite for sustainable success. Absolutely everybody today understands why collaboration is a necessary part of every high performing culture. Sports […]

I’m Getting Myself Out of My Way

Getting myself out of my way

My daughter and I were looking forward to watching the climax of the World Athletics Championships on TV, they were being hosted at London’s 2012 Olympic Stadium. However, she was also firmly fixated on getting her applications out for the internship that her PR degree demanded she serve for a minimum of 8 weeks as […]

I’m Getting Myself Out of My Way [Podcast Episode 05]

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My daughter and I were looking forward to watching the climax of the World Athletics Championships on TV, they were being hosted at London’s 2012 Olympic Stadium. However, she was also firmly fixated on getting… Listen to the podcast Read the full article here and leave a message in the comments box below

Why Mothers are Today’s Best Leaders

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“My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it”. – Mark Twain Extraordinary times demands extraordinary leadership, this must become the era where we universally accept and look for women as leaders. As Mark Twain pithily points out, leaders today have to handle constant pressure well and need […]

Why Mothers are Today’s Best Leaders Podcast [Episode 01]

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This podcast is about the best contemporary leaders today. Beyond any research, beyond any data. Its quite clear. It’s mothers at home who have the ability to emotionally engage. Listen to my podcast about this: Like this? Sign up to receive my Spike Stories

Welcome to Spike. This Book is all about YOU!

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Be careful when reading Spike – it might just change your life for the better. Here is an extract from my book, Spike. Ashley had been a little tense and disengaged since arriving a bit late for the photoshoot we had arranged some time ago. As I witnessed on the run up to his really big […]