Category: Leadership

Canvas collection – A list of visual templates

I have been using in my coaching, facilitation and training work,the very well known Business Model Canvas from the best selling book Business Model Generation, pretty much since it came out. Off the back of that, I got involved in the crowd sourced follow up book… Continue reading

Performance Management

I recently read THIS Point of View paper from Achieve+Forum on performance management. It has some great statistics on the issues with current performance management systems. Essentially many of the large HR consultancies have said that they are not fit for purpose. I think most people… Continue reading

The Business Case for EQ

 As was preparing to deliver a two day open course programme for the Berlin School of Creative Leadership on Emotional Intelligence, I did some research on the business case for EQ. One of the documents I came across, was THIS excellent one from 6Seconds.org. It has some… Continue reading

#100DayProject – Kick off

I have seen a whole range of people getting involved and engaged in the 100 Day Project, which is in essence, focusing on a topic or area for 100 days an sharing the results. As I am keen to develop my scribing skills (see WOL… Continue reading

Doodles4leaders heads to Facebook

Now I am into my third week of weekday doodling, of research from business schools. I have set up a page on Facebook, called, surprisingly: “Doodles4Leaders“. The intention is to just post images of the doodles ,with no commentary. kind of a storage thing really.… Continue reading

Doodles4leaders – Twitter account for doodles

This week I have had a bit of a brainwave called doodles4leaders. I know, these things do not happen very often. I am currently supporting the setup of a new venture called “Ideas Into Impact” from tap’d solutions, where we take summarised leading edge business research and… Continue reading

Equal Onus – Shared burden

I recently came across the concept of Equal Onus and I thought it would be worth sharing. This video  about Equal Onus from Eagles Flight outlines the key concept: Equal Onus reflections: Both leaders and employees share the burden or responsibility for the success of the organisation… Continue reading

Digital Sketchnotes – 1st attempt

As part of my exploration of skechnoting this month, I decided to have a play with Digital Sketchnotes, in order to maximise the use of an airplane flight. For this I stole my daughters iPad and downloaded Autodesk Sketchbook. I also dug out an old stylus… Continue reading

SBI Feedback model – Situation Behaviour Impact

I while back I did some research around popular feedback models (Posts tagged “feedback“). Recently I was developing some materials for a client and they requested to use the SBI Feedback model. I did know of it, though personally do not use it, as I… Continue reading

Shane Sutton – Performance coaching – A conversation Sketchnote

Yesterday I had the opportunity, at a private event for OTD,  a training company I do associate work for,  to listen to Shane Sutton OBE talk about performance coaching for a few hours. Shane is currently the Technical Director of British Cycling and was previously head… Continue reading

Working out loud – Sketchnote

This is a sketch note summery of the book Working Out Loud by John Stepper. This is one of the the best books I have read in a while and I would recommend to anyone in business. The book was recommended to me by one… Continue reading

How to create good habits – Sketchnote

This is another sketch note done whilst on a flight. “How to create good habits” is a pretty easy read with some key messages from research around habit forming from Cary Bergeron. How to create good habits:

4 Disciplines of execution – Sketchnote

This is another slightly wonky (done on a bumpy flight, like these) sketch note of the 4 Disciplines of Execution. I have done this previously, but wanted to see if my second attempt was better. I am pretty happy with this version. Still need to work… Continue reading

Habits of change – book summary

These are the raw notes I made as I read “Habits of change: how to change your habits when change is difficult” by Sam Davies Website. This was a free ebook I downloaded a while back from Amazon via daily free books website. The chapters… Continue reading

EQ-i 2.0 and EQ-i 360 Certified

I had not written this up and so looping back to it. I recently got certified by High Performing Systems on the EQ-i 2.0 / EQ-i 360 from MHS. The model is extremely well developed and the psychometrics of it are very robust as it is… Continue reading

ABCDE Model – Improving Emotional Intelligence

This week I have been working all week on delivering EQ-i feedback to leaders in a client organisation. One of the considerations of emotional intelligence is getting people to recognise that for ANY event, we are capable of adjusting or changing our emotions. The ABCDE… Continue reading

BJFogg Model Summary

I came across this nice infographic over at Ucreative.com that summarises the key concepts of BJ Fogg’s behaviour model: For now this is my last post on his model, I head off and explore other peoples research on habits.

Mindset diagram

I was just searching for a quote in Carol Dweck‘s book “Mindset” and stumbled upon this great image around mind set. I thought it was pretty pertinent to the recent blog articles about habits. The quote I was looking for was “Becoming is better than… Continue reading

Mini habits – Book summary

These are the raw notes I made as I read Stephen Guise’s book on Mini Habits. I decided to read this book due to the crossover with the work of BJ Fogg on Tiny Habits. Mini Habits – Introduction People struggle with change: Big intentions… Continue reading

Dots, Spans and Paths – Personal change

Starting or continuing habits is pretty tricky for most people, as they do not consider the impact of the B=MAT formula. BJ Fogg in his work at Stanford has developed a simple grid to explain all of the permutations of behaviour / personal change. Each of… Continue reading