Own your mistakes

We all know the theoretical strategies for when mistakes happen and for most, they’re easy to implement for the little things. The latest raft of issues about our covid-19 response however, highlights so many things NOT to do. Now this isn’t a political discussion because I’m pretty sure the poor handling of the mistakes couldContinue reading “Own your mistakes”

Bah technology – who needs it?

I’ve just returned from 14 days ‘off grid’ – no internet and no cell coverage – and guess what, I survived! In fact I didn’t miss it at all. The first few days I did missed the football results (and not keeping up with the transfer window was also tough) but even that ceased toContinue reading “Bah technology – who needs it?”

Business and doing good

In leadership, we now frequently talk about purpose. It’s mainstream and it’s powerful. Business can be a lever for doing good in our communities, and for making a better world. If you haven’t come across the concept of B Corp Certification previously, I urge you to watch this video. You don’t have to go downContinue reading “Business and doing good”

Pondering Upon Purpose

I found myself musing business ‘purpose’ this morning. Being awake at 3:oo am leads to some interesting (or is that confusing) thinking. To borrow and ‘repurpose’ a phrase “you don’t choose a passion, a passion chooses you”. So many good people are out there helping organisations to identify and/clarify their purpose. To help people realiseContinue reading “Pondering Upon Purpose”

Authentically authentic!

Two years ago I posted my definition of authenticity. Authentic is still one of the current buzz words and for me, once I see a word being used in discussions around mainstream marketing, I know it’s been well and truly kidnapped. Authentic is a word we should be using and to help reclaim it, hereContinue reading “Authentically authentic!”