Leadership

Discipline and self-leadership

It's late in the day and you have to get to your pilates class, and yet again you are running late.…


How Does Risk Affect Your Leadership Performance?

Risk: Leadership and Empowerment webinar - 9th March Register now for our live webinar at 2pm on…


My top 3 books about leadership and coaching for 2015

As another year comes to an end I thought about which books I have particularly enjoyed this year,…


Effective leadership in the charity sector

Effective leadership is vital within an organisation if it wants to get the best from its people.…


Leadership Styles from Around the World

This is a guest post from the Brighton School of Business and Management highlighting different…


Sustaining success in a changing world

It is hard to capture the essence of the Women President's Organisation conference this year, which…


Two members of the WPO London Chapter honoured at Enterprising Women of the Year Awards

Karen Emanuel and Sherry Moran, both members of the Women President’s Organisation (WPO)’s London…


Sue Stockdale receives Global Coaching Leadership Award

Sue Stockdale was honoured to receive a Global Coaching Leadership Award recently at the World HRD…


What really counts as a leader when striving to achieve tough goals

Imagine the scenario.   It’s minus forty degrees and the wind is blowing straight into your face.…


Venture Scotland - a role model in valuing diversity

Organisations that aim to have more inclusivity and diversity would do well to spend a day with the…


Robert Dilts, Pilar Godino, Tony Nutley

Leadership is......

I was recently on a programme about leadership being run by Robert Dilts and Pilar Godino, where…


Sue Stockdale photo

Lean In - when opportunity meets preparation

Are you a lucky person?  Do you find yourself in the right place at the right time?  Seneca, a…


Traits or Types? Different types of personality assessment tools

Personality assessments or psychometrics as they are sometimes known, are the branch of psychology…


Growth business

Characteristics of a growth business vs. a small business

What are the characteristics of a growth business compared to a small business?  Many people start…


Are you a lifesaver as a leader?

When I was younger, I learned lifesaving skills which quaified me to be a lifeguard at the local…


How to achieve demanding goals

Remember back to the start of the year?  You resolved to make 2013 your best year yet.  Yet one…


What helps people to take risks?

Last week I was delivering a session on Risk Taking, and as part of the presentation I was thinking…


Barbara Annis alliance with Gender Equality Project

Barbara Annis & Associates, Inc. leaders in Gender Intelligence® recently announced its…


How good a listener are you?

Listening for Comprehension I like this video clip of Kevin Sharer, Amgen CEO describing what what…


Work from the end point backwards

I recently listened to two podcasts that had a very similar theme and one that I subscribe to -…


Call for business owners looking to grow their enterprises

10,000 SMALL BUSINESSES is a growth programme for small businessess and social enterprise leaders.…


Five habits you need to develop to be an inspirational leader

To be an inspirational leader – You need to have a clear VISION, generate PASSION by understanding…


Qualities that are most essential for today's leadership

I was listening to a webinar this week where Frances Hesselbein was being interviewed about…


Rowing the Arctic - what happened to the boat......

This was not a manufactured adventure . No one knew what the end result would be. It could have…


The Journey of Innovation

Last night I was in Brighton speaking at an event that was focused on innovation.  It was a…


Update from Women Presidents Organisation conference

Had a good day at the conference here in San Diego yesterday with the highlight being Meg Whitman,…


Simple is best

Today was the first of our Leadership Academy workshops that we deliver for the Rugby Football…


Rugby clubs are similar to small businesses

This week I have been busy attending the launch events for the RFU Leadership Academy for leaders…


How to run a gold medal business

We are now in the middle of the Olympics and every evening I watch the highlights on TV.  I…


Building customer loyalty and growing your team

Last night I was speaking at an event for business owners in the hairdressing sector.  It was…