Video – The art of storytelling

In today’s video I explore the art of storytelling. Why stories are so powerful in communication. How stories can be used to persuade. How to structure a great story. And how to tell a great story. So here’s this month’s video – the art of storytelling. (Video script - 12 Read More

By |2021-04-16T09:48:45+01:00April 16, 2021|

Leadership: Dealing with resistance to change

This article summarises the key points from a recent presentation I prepared on Leadership: Dealing with resistance to change. Everyone made enormous changes during the Covid19 crisis – seemingly with little resistance. But as we emerge from the crisis and professional service firms attempt to maintain the fast pace of Read More

By |2021-04-01T15:54:54+01:00March 1, 2021|

Personal reflections on managing change – Coronavirus is here to stay

Like many self-employed freelance consultants, I’m sitting at my home office desk looking at an empty diary and wondering how on earth I will pay the bills. It’s rare to have the luxury of time on my hands to sit back and really think. So here are some personal reflections Read More

By |2020-04-06T09:13:51+01:00March 25, 2020|

Book review: Legacy – What the All Blacks can teach us about the business of life by James Kerr (Leadership, culture, values and change management)

One of my property clients gave me a copy of this book to support a partner away day I was leading on authenticity, values and leadership. It’s a quick but interesting read so I thought – especially as I am proud Twickenham resident and a rugby fan - I’d provide Read More

By |2021-04-01T17:47:26+01:00January 10, 2020|

Changing behaviour in the workplace to boost productivity – Insights from psychology

In October, I was invited by Richard Chaplin and Richard Thorby of the Managing Partners Forum https://www.mpfglobal.com/ to lead a discussion on “Changing behaviour in the workplace to boost productivity – Insights from psychology” for the People, Performance and Culture group (including directors and HR professionals from leading law, architectural, Read More

By |2019-12-04T15:00:56+00:00December 2, 2019|
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