A brief history of Mental Toughness

A brief history of Mental Toughness

I hear a lot of people say, “oh Mental Toughness, another fad”. If it is a fad, then it is probably a fad that has been around since the dawn of time; those cave men and women who survived the sabre tooth tiger and freezing winters were (without knowing) undoubtedly...
Ego & leadership

Ego & leadership

I have recently seen many articles and posts knocking the ego and its role in leadership and I often here expressions like, “his ego arrives before him”, or “she is very ego driven” or “she/he has a very big ego” – and most of them give the ego a negative...
Incarnating your leadership

Incarnating your leadership

If you want to fully incarnate your leadership capacity, the first thing is to be clear that you understand what leadership is about; defined by the GLOBE study as, “the ability of an individual to influence, motivate and enable others to contribute to the...
Leadership – attitude, energy and awareness

Leadership – attitude, energy and awareness

If you ask a dozen or so chemical engineers to define Reynolds number, they would all undoubtedly reply, “the ratio of inertial forces to viscous forces within a fluid which is subjected to relative internal movement” They will even be able to cite the equation Re =...
LEADERSHIP

LEADERSHIP

Leadership is not about self, it’s about others LEADERSHIP Listening to others – “We have two ears and one mouth, so we should listen more than we say” Encouraging others – “Nine tenths of education is encouragement” Accompanying others –...