Five lessons learned in leadership

Five lessons learned in leadership

I talk about leadership a lot. And I have my own words that I use to help differentiate between leadership and management.  Leaders unite people for the good of the cause through vision, values and aligning to the plan. Managers nurture the uniqueness of each...

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Four Lessons I learned from tough bosses

Four Lessons I learned from tough bosses

It’s hard to be engaged and love your job when you believe that your boss is a nightmare or you’re stuck in the middle of a toxic workplace. The biggest mistake I made was going to work everyday feeling scared, fearful, and as a result not being prepared to try new...

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Lessons

THIS COLLECTION IS ALL ABOUT LESSON Life Lessons are hard learned Here is a selection of some of mine Life is full of Lessons; just some are more expensive than others.  As an entrepreneur, business owner and parent I seem to go from one life lesson to another. Every...

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What I’ve Learned – 15 June 2017

What I’ve Learned – 15 June 2017

Silicon Valley: Innovation’s Holy Grail We often think of Silicon Valley as the Holy Grail of innovation. I spent last week in California and learned a lot during my visits to Salesforce, Facebook and LinkedIn. Each started as a small business less that two...

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Five lessons from my visit to the Facebook Campus

Five lessons from my visit to the Facebook Campus

Anatomy of a great workplace It is no coincidence that as you enter 1 Hacker Way — Facebook global headquarters — it feels like Disneyland… literally. In 2009 when Facebook purchased the site in Menlo Park from Sun Microsystems (they reversed the welcome sign to...

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What I’ve learned – 29 May 2017

What I’ve learned – 29 May 2017

Intention and entrepreneurship: in it for the long haul? Before one embarks on a startup journey or begins to turn a business idea into a career, it’s important to strip back the grandiose dreams and ask yourself one simple question – why do you want to do...

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What I’ve learned – 8 May 2017

What I’ve learned – 8 May 2017

Best Business Advice My blog theme for the month, as the title suggests, is ‘Best Business Advice’. Throughout my career I’ve had many people offer ‘nuggets of gold’ that have benefited me greatly, unbeknownst to them. That’s the...

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