The Right Questions

Leadership Lessons from Star Wars: The Last Jedi

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Star Wars: The dangers of pride and hubris in Leadership “Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.” Proverbs 16:18 (KJV) The idea of ‘pride going before a fall’ is one of the best known quotes (or misquotes) from the Bible and never is the saying more true than in the context of […]

The Right Questions

The GROW Model

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GROW model

The GROW process for coaching, problem solving and setting goals What is the GROW model? The GROW model is a popular problem solving tool used in coaching. It is a simple and effective way to help people set and achieve goals. Developed by Sir John Whitmore, Graham Alexander and Alan Fine, and then popularised by […]

Achieving Goals

Delegation of authority the SMART way

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How to delegate using SMARTER goals As a leader or manager you have to delegate tasks and authority in order for your team to work effectively towards achieving your aim. But this is simpler in theory than in practice. Often a leader’s’ experience is that – even when you think you have delegated something effectively […]