How to Create an Abundance Mindset

Our mindset creates our experience of life. With a poor mindset, my experience of life will suffer. With a better mindset, my experience of life will be of greater joy and resourcefulness. What is Mindset? Your mindset is your collection of beliefs that shape your thought habits.  Thought habits affect how you think, what you … Continue reading “How to Create an Abundance Mindset”

How your Brain responds to Stories, and why they are crucial for Leaders

Once upon a time… Once upon a time there was data… and it didn’t change the world. …and then there were stories… Karen Eber has spent her career helping leaders develop the culture of their organisations. She has learn that stories are the foundation blocks of building culture.   Further Story Resources What is a … Continue reading “How your Brain responds to Stories, and why they are crucial for Leaders”

Q&A from Webinar: How Leaders Network for IESE Business School Alumni Learning Program

Here is the full recording of the How Leaders Network webinar from February 9th for the IESE Alumni community.  We had 520 people connected to the zoom call, and some great questions.  We didn’t get round to answering all of the questions, so I have taken some time to give full answers here in this … Continue reading “Q&A from Webinar: How Leaders Network for IESE Business School Alumni Learning Program”

Leaders Must Develop 2 Skills in the People around Them

If you are a leader, you need to work on developing 2 skills in the people around you: Influence and Decision Making. The Importance of Influence Skills Without the people around you learning how to influence others, they will always need your involvement to get anything done. Read more on Influence 18 Influence Methods to … Continue reading “Leaders Must Develop 2 Skills in the People around Them”

What is the fundamental characteristic of a leader?

What makes a person into a leader? Charisma? No. Communication? No. Experience? No. They deserve a promotion because of past efforts? No. What ideas do you have? There is one characteristic without which you cannot be called a leader. Followers? Yes…  but what do you need to have as a leader so that others actually … Continue reading “What is the fundamental characteristic of a leader?”

7 Strategies to Stop Self-Sabotage and Reach your Potential

This is a guest post from Ronald Cain. Ronald taught English in Ethiopia, Zambia and Zimbabwe for ten years. Teaching has provided him with lifelong lessons about confidence. Over to Ronald… I was a shy child. I consider myself an introvert. I let this label define how I thought I should live my life. In … Continue reading “7 Strategies to Stop Self-Sabotage and Reach your Potential”

You Don’t have Time to Figure Everything Out on your Own

Life is too short to figure everything out on your own.  Humans spend the years from birth to 12 learning how to survive.  Our parents have a vested interest in helping us develop the Stop there: we merely survive.  We live in a highly complex society.  There is intense competition for status in whatever hierarchy … Continue reading “You Don’t have Time to Figure Everything Out on your Own”