Sometimes it’s easy for us to declare ‘poor leadership’ or declare individuals ‘managers not leaders’ but do we really know what we mean when we say these things? We love to draw distinctions between management and leadership, but are leadership and management fundamentally different roles in practice?
Having had the fortunate opportunity to found, develop and run my own award-winning social enterprise at 22 was both a wonderous and torturous experience. The amount of things i learnt about business, leading teams, reporting to Boards etc. has always stayed with me. Continue reading “What Being CEO & Running My Own Business at 22 Taught me”
Simon Sinek’s incredibly honest interview on millennials in the workplace… Have a listen and let me know if you agree with what he says!
The change from being a ‘Graduate’ may not seem like such a huge leap as lots of us simply continue on from the role we were doing and simply formalie it on paper. However, even that seemingly ‘non-change’ can still have impact how we work as we take a step up in responsibility and accountability…
For those of you who have been involved in bids, it can be a crazy, intense roller coaster ride from EOI to RFT submission. But here is the 4 main things it has taught me that i have carried through to my other jobs…
Hands down one of my favourite and most entertaining TED talks i’ve ever watched.
One of the first things we teach people in economics, statistics, and business is how, in a statistically valid way, do we eliminate the weirdos. How do we eliminate the outliers so we can find the line of best fit? Which is fantastic if we are trying to find out what coffee to serve at the canteen… but not if we are interested in potential, or happiness or productivity or energy or creativity, where instead of understanding the high performers we’re instead simply creating the ‘cult of the average’.