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Leaders Ignite the Best in Us

I’ve had the privilege to work with some great leaders over my career – what makes them great is they create a context and environment that ignites everyone to be at their best in pursuit of their needs and those and those of the organisation. Those leaders, and my own leadership experience, have helped me [...]

By | 2019-04-27T08:59:34+00:00 April 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Leadership Reflections from 16 Women Leaders

I have the privilege of spending much of my time in the company of leaders in all sorts and sizes of businesses around the world and I'm glad to say many of them are women. Given the day that is in it, I asked 16 Irish women leaders, working in start-ups, SMEs and large global [...]

By | 2018-03-10T09:37:03+00:00 March 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2018 – your best ever year, if …….

The end of the calendar year is often a time to pause and consider a new year with hope and ambition for ourselves, our businesses and our communities. I am reposting here some ideas I have shared over recent years, that many readers have used to help them manifest more of what they are seeking in their [...]

By | 2018-02-02T11:57:44+00:00 December 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Leading from your Heart as well as your Head

Maybe you or one of your team deserve this in 2017...... Our Below the Line High Performance Leadership is an open programme for up to 10 participants from a variety of backgrounds and sectors that offers a unique experience to engage in an action learning process with contributors from the world of business, high performance [...]

By | 2016-12-22T09:48:42+00:00 December 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Retreating from the Whirlwind

The biggest challenge for most leaders is retreating from the whirlwind of business and life to get some space to reflect, refresh, adjust and renew. In business leaders are paid for the quality of their thinking but sadly because of the intensity of business that quality gets eroded. I am proudly associated with the Below The [...]

By | 2016-04-22T12:14:37+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

To begin leading like you’ve never led before, begin leading like you’ve never led before….

Every year, we put together a small group of managers / leaders from all walks of business to take some time out of their ‘whirl-wind’ to participate in a unique leadership development experience. Over the past four years participants have included business owners and senior managers from businesses of all sizes. The blend of participants […]

By | 2016-04-22T12:15:09+00:00 January 18th, 2016|General|0 Comments

Make History For Yourself in 2016

I have posted this idea for the past five years and it only works. I am grateful so many people asked me to repost it again this year – glad it is of some use for you. There is much written and talked about at this time of the year to achieve the goals you […]

By | 2018-02-02T11:57:44+00:00 January 3rd, 2016|General|0 Comments

Who Cares, Wins

The word ‘care’ or ‘love’ can be tricky ones to use in business. Care is often more associated with health professionals and their patients. The idea of caring for someone else in a business context can be seen as a soft or weak idea in this hard-nosed business world, maybe with the exception of customer care […]

By | 2018-02-02T11:57:44+00:00 January 3rd, 2016|General|0 Comments

Better Leaders, Better Business

Better Leaders, Better Business, sounds like common sense, yet high performance leaders are not so common. Our 2015 open programme for High Performance Leadership is kicking off in March running through to December. Take a quick look at the programme information here and you and/or a colleague might like to be one of this year’s 12 participants. The feedback from last year’s […]

By | 2016-03-08T14:44:20+00:00 January 15th, 2015|General|0 Comments