Managing Perceptions

Managing Perceptions

  Salt looks like sugar   Managing perceptions   The effectiveness of any leader is determined by their ability to manage multiple entities at the same time. The best and most concise definition of “management” I have found is: “Management is a...
Identity in a time of crisis

Identity in a time of crisis

It has been interesting to watch the process many of us have gone through over the past 3 months. When the crisis first hit, the response for most of us was: “Will I live, or will I die? Will we survive? Are we going to make it?” Businesses froze. Everything was put...
Leader or Parasite

Leader or Parasite

“A leader is best when people barely know he exists. When his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.”Lao Tzu No-one tells you this, but the day you are placed into a leadership position a whole lot of things change. In the past two...
Think like a leader – Part 2

Think like a leader – Part 2

Thinking Strategically “When your headlights aren’t on, the best rear-view mirror available isn’t likely to improve your driving.”Marth Rogers I love the logic of this statement. It is true that leaders must think strategically, but what does that mean? It means that...
Think like a leader – Part 1

Think like a leader – Part 1

On some level we are all leaders.  There comes a time, however, when we are placed in a leadership position. We are now a leader that is leading. If we are leading, we need to think differently. This is not something that naturally starts when we are put in a...