If Life is hard, it is especially challenging for rugged individualists.   Rugged individualism, derived from “individualism”, is a term that indicates the virtuous ideal where an individual is totally self-reliant and independent from outside assistance.W I was a proud rugged individualist through school, into my first corporate job, and into my first 2 entrepreneurial ventures. … Continue reading What does it mean to be a Great Mentor?

How to Improve Teamwork? There are many ways, many frameworks, many tips.  Here I share one simple, easy to implement change that you can begin to use today. Sometimes the best way to allow your team mates to ask for help is for you to ask for help first (and especially when you don’t necessarily… Continue reading Teamwork: Ask for Help (especially when you don’t think you need it)

This list is Conor’s “Sunday afternoon in a coffee shop brain dump” of reasons why Business Leaders seek the support of an Executive Coach or Mentor either independently or through an organisation like Vistage. I’ve been working on leadership development for over a decade through my roles at IESE Business School, Entrepreneurs Organisation and Vistage. … Continue reading Why Business Leaders Hire Coaches