Positive Leaders Can Change the World – Interview with Jon Gordon

In his interview with Eszter Molnar Mills, Jon Gordon, the wide-ranging author, speaker and consultant to Fortune 500 companies as well as baseball and US football teams, discusses his ideas and principles around positive leadership. “I believe we teach what we need to learn” – Jon describes a different path to finding his niche area more »

Book Review – The Positive Organization by Robert E Quinn

In our recent interviews with Professor Kim Cameron and Michelle McQuaid both mentioned Robert E. Quinn’s The Positive Organization as a book worth reading for insight and ideas. It is not difficult to see why, as Quinn’s short book (less than 160 pages from cover to cover) is packed with ideas, examples, case studies and more »

Conquering the Pacific Ocean – Interview with Laura Penhaul

Laura Penhaul, team leader for the Coxless Crew, the first all-female team to row across the Pacific Ocean shares the key lessons from the 8500-mile challenge. Laura highlights that preparation was key to their success and to deal with unexpected issues well. Getting to the start line was one journey, being at seas another, both more »

How great leaders inspire action

Why is Apple so innovative? Why is it that Martin Luther King led the Civil Rights Movement? Simon Sinek answers these questions in this TED talk. He introduces a really simple but insightful model he calls the “Golden Circle”. He says that inspirational leadership starts with the question “Why?”. Read the transcript. Simon Sinek is a more »

Leadership principles to drive results – Interview with Gordon Tredgold

Gordon Tredgold, known as the Leaders’ Leader, is passionate about helping and leading people, helping them to achieve their full potential. He created a collection of principles called FAST that can help people achieve results in their leadership practice. F stands for focus – focusing on goals and giving clear direction. Give people the right more »