Culture is the magic ingredient in a companies success. Corporate culture is the result of leadership, thinking and ultimately defined by actions taken.

Have You Ever Missed Christmas?

Have you ever missed Christmas? It’s a deadline. A deadline for millions of people. Have you ever heard someone say.. “Sorry kids, missed it. Took longer than estimated to organise so we will have to reschedule’? No, neither have I. I know this is a sad insight into my brain but for the sake of furthering leadership [...]

Can you list the emotions your customers want? Are you right?

Culture Master Class The game of business is not about finishing. It is about finding and continuously delivering value to customers. You role is now to work with your teams to find ways to sniff out ideas from customers (and your teams), to be constantly focused on testing or validating what value is in these [...]

By |2020-01-04T03:01:02+00:00December 16th, 2019|New Agile Leadership, Workplace Culture|0 Comments

Culture Master Class Series:

Try this today. It will start to foster a culture of ‘one-team’, a culture of learning, and importantly a culture or delivering value to customers. Here is one ‘simple’ change you can learn to make that will mature your thinking from manager to leader and start creating a culture of ‘Trust, Truth & Transparency’. Managers [...]

By |2019-12-09T01:35:33+00:00December 8th, 2019|New Agile Leadership, Workplace Culture|2 Comments

Bring The Spirit Of Leadership Back

It’s not a time of change, it’s a time of challenge. ‘Fast Change’ and the rise of knowledge work means it’s time to empower employees to take more initiative and voice their ideas in a time of better-informed customers. As leaders we must all avoid becoming stuck in the wrong gear and at the wrong [...]

By |2019-12-09T01:38:18+00:00December 4th, 2019|New Agile Leadership, Workplace Culture|0 Comments

Leadership Series: Wake Up With A Sense Of Purpose

This is one of my core principles. Everyday I work hard to ensure that members of my team can wake up with a sense of purpose. It sounds easy, but like most things in leadership – it’s difficult. It’s a big goal to set. I try and achieve it every day – and to be [...]

By |2019-12-09T01:37:04+00:00November 18th, 2019|New Agile Leadership, Workplace Culture|0 Comments

Leadership Tip: Inspiring Your Team

I was working with a client the other day and was asked how we attract such great talent to our projects.  “Steve, you always seem to have the motivated team, the stars… that makes delivery easy” Whilst attracting bright talent is a focus of mine (who doesn’t want to work with bright people?), we work [...]

By |2019-11-18T06:58:35+00:00August 1st, 2019|New Agile Leadership, Workplace Culture|0 Comments

Leadership Tips (series) Wake up!

Recently I am being asked a lot of questions around leadership.  It is inspiring that so many managers are now become interested in leadership and even more inspiring that a few are understanding the difference between the two. … so I thought I would start a series so I can capture my thoughts in one place. [...]

By |2017-04-19T04:07:34+00:00February 11th, 2017|New Agile Leadership, Workplace Culture|0 Comments

How To Deliver Constant Change Without Burning Out Your Teams

As new beliefs clash with the old, ‘fast change’ has come to mean must change, and with it has come disposable skills, the loss of feeling valued and stable, and a lack of leadership and mentors. This has resulted in not only a knowledge deficiency within our Organizations but also, a shift in the centre [...]

By |2016-05-11T11:00:09+00:00May 11th, 2016|New Agile Leadership, Workplace Culture|0 Comments

How To Run A Company (or Team) With (Almost) No Rules

Here’s a thought… If Ricardo can run a successful multi-billion dollar group of companies using his version of Agile, then we should all be striving to instill this mindset into our teams and departments. What’s exciting is that its not just us dev types who are rethinking better ways of working. What do Ricardo’s principles [...]

By |2015-04-07T13:04:05+00:00April 7th, 2015|New Agile Leadership, Workplace Culture|0 Comments