Category Archives: Motivation

Motivating yourself and others. What techniques do you currently use, and what other options are there?

5 quick wins to increase productivity

Want to increase productivity for you and your team? If you could achieve the following*, would you be interested? 3 times more creativity 31% higher productivity 23% fewer fatigue symptoms 37% greater sales 40% more likely to get a promotion … Continue reading

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#Stayweird, stay different

I thought the advice from Graham Moore at the 2015 Oscars to #Stayweird was one of the most inspiring messages to emerge from the evening’s Oscar winning speeches. Moore who won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for The Imitation … Continue reading

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Setting goals – what’s on your boarding pass?

Setting goals for 2015 – you need a boarding pass to start your journey. What’s your destination? “The greater danger for most of us isn’t that our aim is too high and miss it, but that it is too low … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Ryder Cup

When we look at how we lead our own teams can we learn any lessons from the Ryder Cup? Every member of the European Ryder Cup team has praised their Captain Paul McGinley in the wake of their success in … Continue reading

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Positive Leadership produces exceptional performance

Research suggests that Positive Leadership is the key attribute that seperates exceptional performance from the average. “Imagine a place where everyone chooses to bring energy, passion, and a positive attitude every day.” – Stephen C Lundin In his book, Positive … Continue reading

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What would people write on your wall?

At this week’s Labour party conference there is a wall where people can write their thoughts on Ed Milliband and what they like and admire about him.           I think this is a great idea to … Continue reading

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Your Yes/No moment – how will you vote?

Your Yes/No moment…. The people of Scotland have had their sliding doors moment and voted to stay in the Union, which is great news for the rest of the UK. It has been a really interesting campaign and one which … Continue reading

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Is fulfilling potential due to ability or effort?

Why do some people fulfil their potential, while others with equal amounts of talent don’t achieve similar levels of success? The answer might lie in their attitude and beliefs about ability. For some people achievement is about proving that they are … Continue reading

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10 ways a leader can damage team morale

“A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.” Lao Tzu                       Is your … Continue reading

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