P is for The Positive Leadership Approach  

There are many models for leadership. Let’s consider one of these approaches.

Good leaders are often like good parents. They are positive and predictable. They also enable motived people to achieve peak performance.

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C is for Pursuing Your Craft

What are the things you really care about? You may care about encouraging people, creating beautiful things, solving certain problems, passing on knowledge, helping people to succeed, building a better world or doing another Read more

V is for Building A Values Driven Organisation

There are many ways to encourage people to do satisfying work. One approach is to build a values driven organisation.

Great organisations live their values, rather than just laminate the values. They follow their Read more

W is for The Three Waves Approach To Shifting A Culture

Imagine you are a leader. You have been given the authority to do whatever is necessary to shift an organisation’s culture. Some leaders invite the employees to ‘change’, but this seldom works.

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C is for Building On What People Can Do Rather That What They Can’t Do

This is an approach that can be helpful when encouraging a person who may have strengths in specific activities but not be an all-rounder. It focuses on what a person can do rather than Read more

C is for Co-ordination Being Crucial

Great organisations recognise that co-ordination is crucial. Why? Getting creative people to combine their talents can be a challenging task at the best of times. Co-ordinators ensure that people channel their efforts towards achieving Read more

A is for Attitude, Ability And Achievement

Imagine that a person has asked for your help in working towards achieving their goals. You can start by creating an encouraging environment. It can then be helpful:

To invite the person to explore Read more

R is for Being Resourceful rather than Resentful  

People love to feel in charge of shaping their futures. There are many situations, however, where some of the quotes attributed to Epictetus remain true.

It’s not what happens to you, but Read more

F is for The Art Of Facilitation

Imagine you have been asked to facilitate a team workshop. Your aim will be to help people to channel their energies towards achieving their chosen goals. This may involve taking the following steps.

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W is for The Wholistic Approach To Wellbeing, Work And Wealth

There are many ways to look at work. One approach is to take a wholistic view. It is to focus on getting the right blend between wellbeing, work and wealth. Different people may face Read more