Monthly Archives: September 2019

CONFORMING VS DISRUPTING

This topic was actually triggered by a conversation I had with a coaching client. He has been in an organisation for about seven years and has been promoted rapidly, and  has responsibility for a number of different countries. We were talking about the fact that as we move up the ladder in any organisation, one …

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Transitioning to Retirement

Transitioning to Retirement

In this episode of the CQ for Global Leaders Podcast, Tom discusses transitioning to retirement and how leaders can effectively prepare themselves for it. Transitioning to Retirement One of the first things you should do to prepare yourself for retirement is to stop thinking about it.  It is important for organisations to provide transitioning to …

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Candid Conversations

I worked with a leadership team recently and the topic that we spent the day talking about was developing high performing leadership teams. That was on our agenda.  I did a couple of quick exercises at the start of the session to get people into the room. In the first 45 minutes, I said to …

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Where Are You Leading From?

In this episode of the CQ for Global Leaders Podcast, Tom discusses the three different leadership styles and asks: “Where are you leading from?” Where are you leading from? There’s a difference between leading from the front, leading from the middle, and leading from the back. Leadership is the ability to influence and motivate someone …

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ROLE MODEL

Who is your role model? Or perhaps the question should be, who are your role models? Why are these people your role models, and what have you learned from them? I’ve been reflecting on this topic of role models recently, because of some work I’ve been doing with leadership teams. An exercise that we’ve been …

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What Standard Will You Accept?

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In this episode of the CQ for Global Leaders Podcast, Tom discusses the importance of setting our standards as leaders and standing up for those in order to create a positive change.  Setting Our Standards “The standard you walk by is the standard you accept” – General David Morrison We’re all trying to have a …

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Re-education and Reinvention

Recently I have been thinking a lot about reinvention. Reinvention is really the point about how do I make sure I’m being current? How do I make sure I am being relevant in the marketplace? Especially in today’s world where the changes are coming so rapidly in areas of technology, in terms of how companies …

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Recharging

Recharging

In this episode of the CQ for Global Leaders Podcast, Tom reflects on his recent retreat in Bali and why it is important for leaders to take some time off and recharge. Recharging As leaders, taking some time off to recharge and keep ourselves fresh and open to new ideas is critical. Recharging enables you …

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Being Grateful

Many years ago I attended a conference where the keynote speaker was Martin Seligman. Martin Seligman is regarded as the father of positive psychology. He’s done a tremendous amount of research into how we can keep ourselves in a better state of mental health. One of the things he shared at the conference was a …

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