Tales from the Vault: a definitive guide to nailing a presentation, and how not to.

To achieve success and longevity in your Executive life you will require a certain number of key “skills” that you need to be able to seamlessly pick up along the way. It’s not a long list – relatively short on substance as well as quantity in truth – but it is essential to get to … More Tales from the Vault: a definitive guide to nailing a presentation, and how not to.

Top 5 risks to your hard earned executive karma

So you’ve skimmed the blogs, articles and e-books, you’ve transformed yourself and you believe. You have your positive head on all the time. You banish negative thoughts and people. You’re tackling life and work with zest & vigour, and of course all done at an incredible no nonsense pace. You are embracing agile and digital … More Top 5 risks to your hard earned executive karma

Company restructure : a modern day Wild West

Restructuring. Downsizing. Disestablishing. And now Transforming. These descriptors tumble out of the thesaurus like marbles through a mincer, particularly in this age of disruption and reinvention, but the one commonality is that these fancy words and phrases spell doom and chaos for the rank and file; and just as interestingly tend to lead to an … More Company restructure : a modern day Wild West

Strategies to Effectively Manage the Nightmare Boss

I am starting to recognise frightening similarities between my new boss, and a certain recently inaugurated US President. Both are woefully ill equipped for the roles they have stumbled upon. Both seem to have an alarming lack of self awareness and a penchant for, at the very least, twisting the truth, at worst, just ignoring … More Strategies to Effectively Manage the Nightmare Boss