New Generation Leaders Blog

22-01-2014

As a professional speaker, I enjoy engaging with the perspective brought by audience members. Sometimes their input actually reminds me of things to include next time.

Last night speaking at a CIMA event, I described the two essential elements for having a secure career (we all know secure jobs are a thing of the past!).

Thanks to a comment from the back of the room I will now talk about the three essential elements ...

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17-01-2014

There is a quote from Wayne Dyer that I love:
"No-one knows enough to be pessimistic"

On those days when I start frightening myself by thinking about a problem as if it can NEVER be solved, I find solace in remembering other times when I felt that way and then a solution appeared, sometimes from an unexpected source. Recently I've noticed a lot of this happening.

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15-01-2014

It was a defining moment I shall never forget.

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07-01-2014

I hate failure. Always have. Now I'm accepting that it is happening regularly in my attempts to make a significant change.

I'm realising that awareness is the first step and so I'm learning to be patient but persistent.

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31-12-2013

As I write this, it is only 51 weeks until Christmas! I find it amusing that whenever you point out that the next Christmas is rushing towards us, most adults say "Oh don't remind me!"
Whilst most children get excited about it, most adults see it as stressful. Why?

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08-08-2013

Are you a sensitive person? Do you work with any sensitive people? Then caution and celebration are required! You see, human sensitivity represents danger (when we ignore it or overplay it) and opportunity (when we engage with it properly) ...

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23-02-2013

The patriarchal power structures where men dominate the political and business world have seemed almost impervious to change. Are they, in fact, like a tooth that looks strong but is rotting on the inside and ready to collapse at any time?

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