Why leaders need the courage to ask great questions

When my client David took on his new leadership role he discovered quite a mess. The leadership team were not clear about the purpose of their group. They were not meeting their promised delivery targets. Everyone turned up late for meetings and they did not do what they promised they would do. No-one seemed to care. It was no surprise that they were at risk of imploding because of their poor performance.

The business had appointed David because of his track record as the ‘turn around guy.’… Read more

Push your environment instead of being pulled by it

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When David took on his new leadership role he noticed that everyone turned up late for meetings and no-one did what they said they would do. His leadership team were not clear about the purpose of the group. It was no surprise that they were at risk of imploding because of poor performance. He had been brought in because of his successful track record as the ‘turn around guy.’

However, he did not arrive with all the answers.… Read more