For over 23 years I have been at the heart of change, leadership and all things talent in the creative industry. I have seen time and time again how challenging, frustrating and lonely it can be in the role of Managing Director.Read More
When I was part of the great event that is Silicon Beach two weeks ago to share my "3C Framework for Successful Change at work”, what really struck me was the common theme amongst the Speakers over two days about the importance of values at work - something I too talked about, and that most leaders go through their working life without being clear on, let alone how to use them effectively.Read More
Managing Director (MD) is one of those roles that can mean everything and that, as a result, runs the risk of not being defined, understood or properly rewarded.
With clarity being an essential element to ensuring one's work meets not only their business's, but also their own needs, how can Managing Directors clarify and define the responsibilities and boundaries of their role?Read More
Leaders are so geared up to be future-focused that “thorns” can get left where they are whilst they are busy dealing with many other demands, making the extraction of such thorn and its consequential bloodbath somewhat risky.Read More
What’s the One thing to focus on that will make the biggest impact now? When you are a Managing Director in a demanding leadership role, it can easily be overwhelming to know what to action now: how to prioritise and deploy both your energy and precious resources in the right place.Read More
Too many successful leaders get stuck in the rut of routine and become too 'busy' to work out where they are heading, let alone if they even want to!Read More
Fear is an interesting thing - I have a love/hate thing with it! Whilst I love growing & pushing myself, which I need this for my professional sanity, engaging with fear rarely is a nice or comfortable thing.
Implementing change at work is often regarded as a painful, difficult thing that may highlight and bring out already-existing tensions within your team. Yet, change is inevitable and crucial to both yours and your business's development. What are the solutions? I have dedicated over 20 years of my career to teaching leaders the answer!Read More
With work being such a massive part of our life, why is it that we too often succumb to passively going through the motions, living small or putting our energy into the wrong ventures? Having been guilty of all this myself and having come the other end, I have dedicated my career to helping companies and leaders get where they aspire to be, through proven methods developed to fast-track results and make successful change.Read More