Facilitated Governance

On August 30, 2016, Posted by , In Blog, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

| There we were halfway through the workshop with the IT leadership team and our attention shifted to the team’s project delivery performance.  The insight from the executive was very clear.  They saw the IT team as the department of no!  It didn’t matter how good an idea it was…

Left Brain Leadership

| I have spent a large part of my career leading / managing teams.  I have had my moments of success and my moments of failure as a leader.  I look back at some of the things I have done in the name of leadership and cringe at my crassness…

Too Much To Do

On May 27, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, By ,, , With No Comments

| I had arrived early and took up a seat in a quiet corner of the cafe.  I was here for my first coaching session with Roseanne.  Roseanne was identified early as a high potential leader within a major corporate IT team.  Recently, however, her CIO had noticed a disturbing…

Short Thoughts on Leadership

On May 2, 2014, Posted by , In Uncategorized, By , With No Comments

| Over the past year or so I have been reading and thinking a lot about leadership. The catalyst for this came from a number of sources. Firstly our company invests a lot of money on performing employee engagement surveys. My team’s level of engagement was terrible and it seems…

Forget being PC – Results Count!

On June 17, 2013, Posted by , In Uncategorized, By ,, , With No Comments

| If you look through history for examples of great leaders they all have 1 thing in common. They have achieved amazing results. I cannot find one person who has achieved nothing or little who is considered a great leader. Based on this it seems reasonable to assume that the…