Today’s question is a big one for many of us this year, as we emerge from let’s call it an ‘intense’ period of time – and into a new work and life landscape that’s being written as we live it. So here’s today’s question – how do you lead from ...

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What does it take to face your critics? I mean squarely, unflinchingly – with full self-responsibility. However, and this part is all important, still willing to defend yourself when it counts? Responsibility is an interesting word. I always understood it to mean ‘the ability to respond’. Taking full ownership of ...

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Have you ever felt invisible or inarticulate – especially when it comes to asking for what you want?  Given the sheer volume of books in bookstores right now on the subject of influence – how to get more, how to get people to do what you want, how to speak ...

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Hey everyone – the Inside Influence team and I are taking an eight week sabbatical this winter (or summer if you’re in the Northern Hemisphere) to generally reset, recalibrate and refill our creative tanks. For many of us, myself included, that means traveling across the world to see family members ...

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​​Have you ever felt alone in seeing a problem? That feeling, a little bit like the story of the Emperor’s new clothes, where everyone else is applauding – but there’s an important truth that no one seems willing to speak. That’s how my guest today felt, from a very young ...

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What’s your leadership blueprint? I’m not talking just about your values – or a description of how you operate at your best, on the best day – when everything is going according to plan.  I’m talking about a roadmap of clearly defined behaviours, rituals and practices that exactly define the ...

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