personal development

Thinking of the Big Picture: What Do We Aspire to Accomplish?

Thinking of the Big Picture: What Do We Aspire to Accomplish? In this week’s Vlog post I explore how Vision is about the big picture. We start with the big picture and from there start developing how we get there, but we need to start with looking forward and upward.…

As a leader in the organization, any organization, you are being watched, observed, and almost certainly being mimicked (hopefully in a good way). This week I dig into the 30 behaviours that are associated with Kouzes and Posner’s Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership from their book The Leadership Challenge. The…

My Reflections on Marshall Goldsmith’s “What Got You Here Won’t get You There”

Over the past almost six months I have recorded a series of vlog posts based on the work of Marshall Goldsmith and his Twenty Habits That Hold You Back from the Top which can be found in his amazing book, “What Got You Here Won’t get You There” published in…

Epilogue: The Twenty Habits Are Not Just for Leaders

My posts over the last 21 weeks have been an exploration, my interpretations of the “Twenty Habits That Hold You Back from The Top” found in Marshall Goldsmith’s amazing book “What Got You Here Won’t Get You There”. If you are a leader, at any level, in an organization I…

The Paradoxical Habit of Goal Obsession

Goal obsession is Marshall Goldsmith’s 21st habit that keep’s us from the top in his book What Got You Here Won’t Get You there. In my interpretation of this habit, I see it as a paradox, whereas we need to be planning, setting goals, but not at the expense of…