No matter how well you plan, it will always happen, the inevitable time crunch – too much work to do, much too little time. And then comes one more thing, and another, and another, the saying goes, when it rains, it pours. Sometimes this is the case, other times, it’s our perception of the amount of work to do in the crunch.  We see the pile and think it’s insurmountable until we start working at.…

If you want your team to change, you will need to lead that change. You will need to live that change before you ask them to do it. You will need to embrace it. Change doesn’t happen overnight, but it also doesn’t happen when you are not committed to seeing it through.

When the house is on fire and the team is sweeping floors, they are working on the wrong thing. Instead of figuring out how to put the fire out (the hard thing), they are working on the thing that makes them feel comfortable (the easy thing), safe and secure. The problem is, the floors don’t need to be swept because the house is burning and will eventually burn down because we didn’t stop the fire…

New Ideas can happen overnight. Building New Ideas rarely do. Building New Ideas is the hard part because things will go wrong and they are prone to frustration. Building New Ideas is where we often give up because we don’t get it the first time and have to go back to the drawing board, many, many times. But when stuck to, Building New Ideas is where growth begins.

Trusted Leadership takes time, it doesn’t happen overnight, not after a presentation or one-hour pep talk. How much time varies by the people involved, there is no size fits that says – “in three weeks we will fully trust each other with me placing my life in your hands”. It doesn’t work that way, even if you are told to do it. But it can happen if you show up every day, work together and…