Practical advice and knowledge to help leaders.
Business leadership requires skills that are seriously varied and you've got to be willing to try new things and develop habits that you repeat over time. Habits like positive visualization. I’ve used it in the army, in business and in my performance sports coaching days. Once you learn it, you can apply it in all kinds of situations. Taking the time to visualize what success looks like has a powerful impact on your behaviour afterwards. It’s that weird and indescribable place where you can feel your physical self and mental self joining forces.
When I was in the army, my network was my fellow soldiers and officers. It was an easy network because it was organised for me. That’s why army’s are successful. Everyone follows the hierarchy, it’s a transparent network that everyone can see and everyone knows their place in it. When I transitioned from the army into business - everything changed. Business networking wasn’t as transparent.
We all lead above and below the line at times. This awareness exercise is a leadership technique that's designed to get you thinking about when you're leading above the line so you can catch bad habits and become a better leader.
What does your business need to succeed and make it attractive to customers? A new brand logo is so often an easy way to revive things and make you feel like you're making positive change for your business. But is it the positive change that you really need? Let me help you get to the bottom of whether a brand new logo is actually what your business needs right now.
This creature is devastatingly effective and it takes courage to stand up to them and it means you must have a good plan to stop their ruin of your business. This creature is the Accidental Manager.
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