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Should we look to Shackleton rather than Machiavelli?

Much of my work is focused on supporting genuinely talented people become better leaders and I’m o-l-d enough to have read tomes on what it takes to be a good manager and effective leader; from the not-so-lofty books like the … Continue reading

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Eiger here or you go there? What’s it to be?

I was bought up fearing big mountains like Everest as monstrous unfathomable slabs of rock that consumed countless mountaineers. The Eiger was particularly notorious with its menacing north face staring down many a brave attempt to conquer it. Some died … Continue reading

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Managing stress: could the answer be deep inside you?

Earlier this year I enjoyed delivering a masterclass on resilience and leadership and in this article I’ve decided to try and answer some of the questions put to me that day. But first for those of you for whom the … Continue reading

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Tough times: is your pressure cooker about to pop!

I know that feeling well, like being adrift in a stormy sea, and naturally wanting to rush for safer waters – a respite from the pressure. But hang on, if you value what you do and your role – be … Continue reading

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