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The Wizard of Oz, leadership development and you

Posted by: Joyce Matthews   |   No Comments   |  Posted on: Sep 25, 2015
The Witch of the North was right; you have to learn it for yourself, especially when it comes to being a leader. Remember the story of The Wizard of Oz? After a tornado hits Kansas, Dorothy gets lost. She knows where she really wants to be so she asks for

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I am Spartacus

Posted by: Joyce Matthews   |   No Comments   |  Posted on: Sep 01, 2015
  Spartacus wasn’t an accredited leader. He hadn’t read any leadership books. He hadn’t been on a leadership development programme. He didn’t even have a leadership qualification. But that didn’t stop him from being one of the greatest leaders ever depicted in a film. Slavery repulsed him Spartacus believed men

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3 ways to your heart’s desire

Posted by: Joyce Matthews   |   No Comments   |  Posted on: Aug 10, 2015
  Everybody loves success. And it’s easy to achieve when you are on the right road with the right motivation. Nobody likes to fail We all know too well what it’s like when we don’t achieve what we’d hoped to. Remember those resolutions? The times you tried to stop something,

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Take the test for goal success

Posted by: Joyce Matthews   |   No Comments   |  Posted on: Aug 10, 2015
Take the test for goal success here with this free personal leadership resource

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8 questions to reveal what you stand for

Posted by: Joyce Matthews   |   No Comments   |  Posted on: Aug 10, 2015
Mitsui know where they are going. After trading for 4 centuries, the worldwide company recently took a long hard look at itself to find out where it wanted to go in the future. Mitsui isn’t well known outside of Japan. So when Mitsui Chairman Masami Iijima found global business analysts

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Where are you going?

Posted by: Joyce Matthews   |   No Comments   |  Posted on: Jul 23, 2015
What if you were to find out right now with this free resource?

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How to think like a leader

Posted by: Joyce Matthews   |   No Comments   |  Posted on: Jul 12, 2015
  To lead, you have to know where you are going. Which isn’t always easy. For some people it’s easier to work out where you don’t want to be first. When Richard Branson found himself ‘bumped’ from his flight to the British Virgin Islands, he didn’t want to be stuck

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How Richard Branson’s blackboard can make you a better leader

Posted by: Joyce Matthews   |   No Comments   |  Posted on: Jul 01, 2015
Richard Branson is a successful and inspirational leader; as founder of the Virgin Group he leads more than 400 different companies. He started Virgin Airlines over thirty years ago when he was ‘bumped’ from his expected flight to the British Virgin Islands. He had to get there because a beautiful

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How to identify 21st century leaders

Posted by: Joyce Matthews   |   No Comments   |  Posted on: Jun 23, 2015
Identifying leaders is easy; once you know what to look for. Selecting leaders was so much easier thousands of years ago. It was the biggest, strongest and fittest human who was chosen as the leader. Height, muscles and a healthy body are easy to see, so it was easy to

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The secret of inspirational leaders

Posted by: Joyce Matthews   |   No Comments   |  Posted on: May 29, 2015
Who wouldn’t want to be a ‘inspirational’ leader? It’s an overused and highly coveted adjective when it comes to describe great leaders, memorable leaders; leaders who have a positive impact in peoples lives. How do they do it? Everybody wants to know, and every aspiring leader wants to learn. What

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The one superpower every great leader has

Posted by: Joyce Matthews   |   No Comments   |  Posted on: May 22, 2015
“The bottom line is this: if you want to engage your employees at a whole new level, if you want to become a person of greater influence, and if you want to discover a new kind of power — listen”. Greg McKeowan We’ve all heard of active listening. It’s what we

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Stop failing the next generation of leaders

Posted by: Joyce Matthews   |   No Comments   |  Posted on: May 19, 2015
“75% of Leadership Development programs are not very effective” That means 3 out of 4 leadership programmes don’t provide leaders with the skills they need to lead. We all know the leadership development programmes which have been a waste of money, don’t we? You know the ones; your staff have

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How Maya Angelou makes you a better leader

Posted by: Joyce Matthews   |   No Comments   |  Posted on: Apr 27, 2015
Maya Angelou was right;  “people will never forget how you made them feel”. When was the last time you read something and felt really worried or annoyed by it? Maybe it was a text, or an email? Perhaps a post on Facebook or a Tweet? Or even a blog? And

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Don’t hold back your blog

Posted by: Joyce Matthews   |   No Comments   |  Posted on: Apr 16, 2015
“If you are trying to decide among a few people to fill a position hire the best writer. It doesn’t matter if the person is marketer, salesperson, designer, programmer, or whatever, their writing skills will pay off. That’s because being a good writer is about more than writing clear writing.

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Free resources for Facilitators of Leadership Development

Posted by: Joyce Matthews   |   No Comments   |  Posted on: Jan 23, 2015
If you facilitate leadership development you might find these resources useful. Keep watching this site for more downloads and resources to save you time and energy and give you what you need to deliver your own world class leadership development programmes. Facilitators of Leadership Development – Designing Effective Professional Learning How

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