• Thumbs up - cartoon man
    Uh Oh! feedback - how hard can it be
    28th Feb 2018

    All too often, managers and leaders struggle with how to deal with the hard task of developmental or constructive feedback. So, this blog tackles t...

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  • Talking heads illustration of going and taking feedback
    Oh uh! Brace yourself, here comes some feedback
    22nd Jan 2018

    “Can I give you some feedback please?” What happens to you when you hear those words? On the one hand, for some of you, you might e...

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  • Cartoon - elephant in the room
    Are soft skills the elephant in the room
    28th Feb 2018

    Are soft skills the elephant in the room? You bet! Soft skills are not fluffy or namby-pamby but, vital links to high-performance, growth mind...

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  • Seminar flyer - how soft skills drive high performance
    How soft skills drive high performance seminars
    23rd Feb 2018

    Super excited to be the guest keynote speaker at two seminars hosted by the fab team at the Engineering Leadership Institute in Montana, in the USA...

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  • Fixed versus Growth Mindset Infographic
    Developing authentic leadership
    21st Jan 2018

    One way of describing this is a journey that unmasks vices that lead to our shadow side (and ultimately a fixed mindset) to one that develops our v...

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  • Cartoon of a boxing match knock out
    What makes your heart sing
    30th Jun 2016

    Muhammad Ali (one of my childhood heroes) was a master at spooking his opponents with his bombastic rhetoric and constant self-affirmatio...

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  • Cartoon by Andrew Jenkins - unwritten rules mind chatter
    Are you being bitten by the unwritten
    4th Jan 2018

    Are you being bitten by the unwritten rules in your company? Behaviours and values drive all group culture. But, unwritten rules adversely impa...

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  • Cartoon by Andrew Jenkins - building trust together
    The trust factor - how do you measure up
    19th Nov 2017

    Learning to build trust with others is the cornerstone of developing a high performance team and a winning culture. On the other hand, an absen...

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  • Team Troubles - What are the personality issues affecting your team performance? PDX provides coaching and workshop facilitation to get people working
    Team Troubles
    31st Oct 2016

      There is a lot of truth in the saying: ‘Nothing will change unless you do something different.' How often has frustrat...

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  • Leadership in the Ethical Economy. Develop your leadership skills to meet the new caring world
    New Leaders please step up
    26th Oct 2016

    The world is changing. A new ‘ethical economy’ is emerging that will impact all businesses. It’s no longer good enough just t...

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  • Enhance your authentic leadership skills -
    6 leadership tips to free yourself from a fixed mindset...
    27th Sep 2016

    All leaders can get stuck in a mental rut from time to time. Here are a few tips to free yourself from a fixed mindset… Have a go at...

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  • How do you gear up for success? Here are 6 elements you can focus on to achieve victory
    The 6 Elements for Success...
    12th Sep 2016

    A common question asked is… What is success? Defining it seems elusive and complex because success is multi-dimensional in nature&he...

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  • Tom Daley reinvented his diving style to pursue Olympic success. What do you or your team need to change to do the same
    In pursuit of medal glory...
    11th Aug 2016

    British television recently covered a documentary: 'Diving for Gold' about Olympian 10m diver Tom Daley in his daring strategy in pursuit o...

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  • Three winning strategies for success defined by Olympic Gold winner Jesse Owens
    Going for Gold...
    3rd Aug 2016

      As the Rio 2016 Olympics are underway what can we learn about success from athletes in the pursuit of medal glory… At the 193...

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  • Muhammad Ali had a back story that gave him an immense drive to succeed
    Whats your back story and what makes your heart sing
    30th Jun 2016

    Muhammad Ali (one of my childhood heroes) was a master of spooking his opponents with his bombastic rhetoric and constant self-affirmation.  ...

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  • Cartoon many standing on top of a brain whistling
    Leaders... Free Your Mind
    10th Apr 2016

    As senior people, decision makers and influencers, to ‘be the change you want to see’ and get what you want and desire, means that you ...

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  • Graphic depicting smashing through your limitations  represented by light at the end of the tunnel to access your authentic self - represented by a light house
    Authenticity is an essential leadership quality
    21st Mar 2016

    "The most powerful is he who has himself in his own power". (Lucius Anaeus Seneca) When you operate from a point of calm inner core c...

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  • Powerless Postures - 3 cartoon men in closed postures
    Powerless Postures
    6th Jul 2016

    Closed body language such as these sorts signals weakness and powerlessness to others. According to Professor Amy Cuddy at Harvard Univer...

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  • cartoon men striking open poses
    Strike a Pose
    7th Jul 2016

    Open body language such as these sorts of postures signal strength, confidence and personal power. These enhance leadership credibility too. ...

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  • 4 Cartoon men celebrating success at the finish line.
    Quitters are Shitters
    6th May 2016

    "Never let the pursuit of Perfection hinder your progress." (Robyn Benincasa) Have you ever been working real hard as an exec. le...

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  • Picture of 5 men stretching a brain
    Stretch Your Brain For a Change
    20th Jun 2016

    4 practical ways to stretch out of your comfort zone by accessing feel good neurotransmitters in your brain… Achieving a goal trigge...

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  • 5 Cartoon men on a mountain top looking at the next mountain they need to climb.
    To build a great business, build a great leadership team
    22nd Mar 2016

    To build a great business today isn’t just about having a great product or service and an efficient means of producing it – that’...

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  • Cartoon man lying on grass day dreaming
    Todays daydream, tomorrows reality!
    21st Mar 2016

    Every leader needs to get away from the day-to-day sometimes and spend time 'on the balcony' day dreaming – this is where you’l...

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  • Cartoon 3 men going from idea, getting set to go!
    Turning Ideas into Reality
    21st Mar 2016

    All senior leadership teams need to spend time on strategic planning. It is an essential leadership activity. During such processes it is important...

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  • Cartoon of a brain with cartoon men climbing to its summit
    Value driven cultures boost profits
    14th Jun 2016

    When people work together over time a default culture emerges setting the tone of every organisation. The question is, how can leadership teams sha...

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  • Cartoon man windsurfing and another being a puppet on strings
    Whos pulling your strings
    9th May 2016

    Are you in control of your beliefs, or are your beliefs in control of you? Who’s pulling your strings, you or others? Do you feel pow...

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  • Cartoon of two business men building trust by gently embracing
    Building trust, an essential quality for leaders.
    30th Jun 2016

    Working through distrust is a fundamental hurdle to overcome for any high performing leadership team. The absence of trust at senior management lev...

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  • Image of my infographic gallery
    Welcome to my all new Infographics Gallery
    18th Jul 2016

    I'm super excited to welcome you to my all new leadership inspirations infographics gallery and short 'n snappy mini bite sized blogs. &nbs...

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