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TRIPS™ Framework represented by Jasper's two children in the ferry coming home

TRIPS™ Framework

Leadership

The Point of No Return One afternoon in early 2013 I held my newborn daughter Edie. Like most first time dads, I felt the additional responsibility that a baby’s arrival brings.   Somehow I didn’t feel mentally weighed down by that responsibility. At least, not any more than I felt physically weighed down by the tiny [...]

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Who Are You Competing Against?

Performance Improvement

Nico, my son turned three recently. For each of those three years, he has seen his old man jump and yelp at the TV when watching rugby. For the past two years, he has been aware of the sense of occasion when watching rugby with me. The photo of Nico on the right was taken [...]

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Michael Phelps 100m qualifying race

Lessons From My Godson and Michael Phleps

Performance Improvement

This is Part 2 of a 2-Part blog mini-series. Click here to read Part 1 – Back To Your Future. Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time. That’s impressive. This time two years ago, my sister’s then 14-year-old son, Ethan, was in school in Mount Kelly, Devon. He’s also my Godson. We’ve [...]

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Back To Your Future

Planning ahead

This is Part 1of a 2-Part blog mini-series. Click here to read Part 2 – Lessons From My Godson and Michael Phleps. There are few things more fulfilling than working with selfless, responsible, high performers. They see the challenges as opportunities. They’re not the sorts to place much emphasis on new year resolutions. They don’t need [...]

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The Best Leaders Today Coach Their Teams

Leadership

I worked with a group of leaders recently. Each heads up a highly specialised team or division within a globally renowned investment bank.  They shared a common challenge. They’re not connecting with some of their talented team. The standards of some are vastly different from others for reasons unknown to the leaders.    Here was [...]

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Generational Divide mobile devices

Bridging the Generational Divides In Your Business

Leadership

Do you feel totally in control of business these days? Do you find everything easy? I doubt it. There are too many moving parts, shifting at increasingly high speeds and in more random and uncorrelated ways than before. It can be dizzying, can’t it? You’ve got multiple roles to fill too, I bet. On top [...]

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