F is for The Five Seasons Of Life

There are many models for understanding the stages that people go through during their lives. Here is one that is based on the Five Seasons.

These seasons are Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter and then Read more

P is for Positive Strategies For Managing Post-Purpose Syndrome  

People love to have a sense of purpose. A person may strive to win a gold medal, sell a business, write a book or reach retirement. They work hard and feel exhilarated when Read more

W is for Wise People Who Focus On Warmth, Wants And Wisdom

There are many models for encouraging people. One approach is to follow the steps taken by some wise mentors, coaches and trusted advisors.

Such people are often warm and make people feel welcome. They Read more

R is for Managing Rome Otherwise Rome Will Manage You

“There are some rules for managing Rome – the centre of an organisation,” explained the leader of one department.

“Make sure you know what the centre wants, then decide if you want to be Read more

W is for Will Power And Way Power

Rick Snyder is recognised for doing pioneering work on the topic of hope. A key message is his book The Psychology of Hope is:

People feel more able to shape their futures when they Read more

N is for Focusing On Your Team’s North

There are several ways that leaders use the term North in relation to leading a team or organisation.

One approach is based on the principles of authentic living and leadership. These have been highlighted Read more

C is for Channelling Your Creative Addictions

Different people channel their creative drives in different ways. They may immerse themselves in encouraging other people, gardening, designing, building or doing other activities.

Some people are creative addicts and need to get their Read more

F is for The Flowing Way  

There are many ways to do fine work. One approach is to flow, focus, do fine work, finish and, as a by-product, sometimes find fulfilment. Different people take these steps in different ways.

You Read more

S is for Scanning On The Way Towards Achieving Success  

Superb workers focus on the specific activity in which they can excel. They continually go through the process of scanning to see the big picture and see patterns. They select their chosen strategy and Read more

P is for Supporting The Positive Spirit In People

There are many ways to help people to reach their goals. Sometimes I am asked how I try to do this my work. There is a professional answer to this question, which is that Read more