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Who owns organisational culture anyway?
Who owns organisational culture anyway?

I’ve no idea if you have thought about this, but someone asked me this question recently: ‘Who actually owns organisational culture?’ Spoiler alert: It's not as simple as pointing to the CEO and the exec team or the HR department. The Classic View: Top-Down Ownership...

What do High Performing Teams actually do?
What do High Performing Teams actually do?

Why are high performing teams important for businesses? That was a question I heard asked of a colleague who referred to me on a recent podcast as someone who knows a bit about this subject. In a nutshell, high performing teams are important because they achieve...

Leadership Development Consultants of the year 2024/25
Leadership Development Consultants of the year 2024/25

Super delighted to have won this years Leadership Development Consultants of the Year award. We've never really bothered to enter awards in the past, choosing instead to focus on client work and partnering them to come up with the best solutions to their performance...

How do you get a handle on authentic leadership?
How do you get a handle on authentic leadership?

I believe it takes courage to be an authentic leader. I first came across this idea of courage in leadership in Kevin Cashman’s book ‘Leadership from the Inside Out’ years ago. It’s a brilliant idea.  Courage being the foundation of authentic leadership.  The courage...

Nurturing the Team’s Emotional Culture
Nurturing the Team’s Emotional Culture

What emotions does the success of this team depend on? It’s a great question, seldom asked. The teams success is usually perceived as a combination of collective knowledge, skills and behaviours, agreed purpose and processes needed to perform. And they form part of...

This is the GOBO show
This is the GOBO show

I'm thrilled to welcome you to the Glimpses of the Blindingly Obvious Podcast, also known as GOBO. In this introductory episode, I want to share with you my vision for this podcast and what we'll be diving into together. Now, you might be wondering, "Why another...

The so-called learning curve

I've recently had conversations with several leaders who want an instant performance uplift from sending their team member on training or development. Of course this is really understandable. There they are. They need their team members to be fully competent in either...

The Elephant in the room: Our teamwork isn’t working

Ok so let’s talk about the elephant in the room. No team is perfect and from time to time, one of the team members are just not willing to play.  They drag their feet, don’t live up to commitments and sap the energy of the group. Ok so you’ve done the team...

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