I love to write but don’t do half enough of it.

Have a rummage through the articles below and see if anything strikes your fancy.
And please check back from time to time to see if the muse has struck…

Being clever about SMART goals

Being Clever About SMART Goals. I was asked to write about goals and performance management for the Institute of Directors. As I journey through organisations, I am constantly coming across examples of SMART goals which lead to seriously SILLY behaviour …

A talent for words

My “take” on leadership is that it happens in a conversation. That’s not to say that the learning, thinking, planning that a leader does is not important. Rather that the leadership rubber hits the road in a conversation. This article on leadership conversations appeared In Business and Finance

Thinking of Investing in Leadership Development?

The late Maeve Binchy used to write a great ‘Unasked for Advice’ column for The Irish Times, and sometimes I channel that stick-your-nose-in energy – in this case for HR professionals investing in training or management training: