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

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

P is for Pacesetters

Pacesetters have a different kind of psychology. They take the lead, maintain the lead and extend the lead.

Dick Fosbury created a revolutionary method of high jumping. Sony invented the Walkman. Abraham Maslow gave Read more

F is for Following The Old Advice ‘Find A Need And Fill It’

There are many ways to do satisfying work that earns a salary. One approach is to follow the old advice of ‘Find a need and fill it.’

Some people say this approach Read more

L is for The Learner Learns What The Learner Wants To Learn

There are many philosophies about how people learn. A key principle that underlines most approaches, however, is that:

The learner learns what the learner wants to learn.

Looking back at your own life, can Read more