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What is ‘Busy and Important’ leadership?

As a consultant, I work in a range of organisations and observe a plethora of leaders in action … or is it action? One day a person in the project team I was recently working with asked me, ‘What do you think of leadership in this place?’ The question made me reflect on Ernest Hemingway’s statement, ‘Never confuse movement with […]

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Timing and Light … It’s leading the way!

Upon reflection, awesome is a word I use way too much. A recent visit to Arizona enabled me to truly experience awesome as a palpable phenomenon as the Grand Canyon swept before us. A few days earlier a trip to the Lowell Observatory exposed me to the awesomeness of human endeavour and engineering. These visits prompted me to revisit two […]

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What is the World Leadership Survey?

The World Leadership Survey is a biannual online survey conducted by the Center for Creative Leadership. The survey attempts to gain greater insight into global leadership trends and practices with a view to enhancing the development of leaders across the world. In essence, the survey attempts to capture employee experiences of leadership to help leaders to manage issues such as […]

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The Connected Leader

Posted by on February 16, 2015 in Inspiring Resources | Comments Off on The Connected Leader

Book Review A CEO I spoke with about inspirational leadership saw a nexus between inspiration and the connected leader. My research confirmed that the connection between leaders and others is paramount if they are to cultivate inspiring moments. The book titled, The Connected Leader by Emmanuel Gobillot therefore promised insightful reading. Gobillot indicated there were three characteristics of connected leaders: […]

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What’s user testing?

Posted by on November 19, 2014 in Inspiring Insights | Comments Off on What’s user testing?

User testing is a vital part of designing and delivering E-learning but I’m often asked, ‘What’s user testing?’ Instead of answering that question, I often start with what it’s not. What is NOT user testing? User testing is NOT about gathering the wishes and personal preferences of content or technical experts. It’s too late in the development process to make […]