Misunderstanding Motivation Monday

We all need motivation - hence the popularity of the Twitter hashtag #MotivationMonday. Motivation, our drive to take action, is closely linked to our motive;  what is the reason behind the action? Whilst people can clearly see and judge our actions, our motives are unseen and often far more complex than those who judge us …

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Master of Scale

One of my favourite podcasts is Masters of Scale, where Reid Hoffman (Venture Capitalist and co-founder of Linked In) interviews entrepreneurs about how they scaled. There's lots of great lessons every episode, that I won't try to recreate here - it's worth a listen. But it always reminds me what a BIG thinker God is. …

Why Vision-casting is so Powerful and Productive

Robert Redford, Steve Jobs, David Cameron... all the best leaders spend at least some of their time casting vision. But why? What is it about vision-casting that is so productive for already powerful, global leaders? Well, firstly, vision effects outcome. And sometimes the stakes can be really high. Consider Britain's decision this week on whether …

Stretching

 A seagull looks so small when it's wings are tucked under. But when those wings are stretched out, seagulls seem larger! I recently heard Brendon Burchard suggest that you should stretch every  morning to begin your day. His reasoning was that making your physical body open and flexible would impact on your mental and emotional …