Should we ‘Start with Why’?


Simon Sinek - Start with Why 7 12 April, 2016 Comments

Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action Start with Why (How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action) is the title of Simon Sinek’s book, website and TED talk. Simon Sinek focusses on the fact that for a team to operate effectively everyone needs to be motivated and to feel that they…

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Delegation of authority the SMART way


The Right Questions how to delegate tasks 7 25 November, 2013 Comments

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…

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Risky business: risk management strategy and knowing when to take a chance


The Right Questions about risk management strategy 7 8 July, 2013 Comments

What is a risk management strategy? Which opportunity should we take and which risks should we avoid? We do not always think in terms of risk management or have a risk management strategy but our decision making is continually influenced by how we perceive risk and by our attitude to risk. “Great deeds are usually…

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The Importance of Inspiring Stories to Values and Achieving Goals


The Right Questions - Stories, values and achieving goals 7 6 March, 2013 Comments

How stories give life to our principles and motivate us towards achieving our mission Logic and emotion are both of great importance to being effective. Sharing inspiring stories that demonstrate our values and highlight success help us to engage with both the logical and emotional sides of what we need to do. The Psychological Requirement to Connect…

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