Category Archives: Integrity

Lessons from Navy SEALs

This is a guest post from my mentor and coach, Michael Coote from S+ – The Real Leadership Company   The US Navy’s Sea, Air, Land Teams, commonly known as the Navy SEALs, is the United States Navy’s principal special operations … Continue reading

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Never Quit

My friend Pete Evans interviewed Rugby League legend, former England Captain, Jamie Peacock this week. Pete wrote an excellent summary of the interview which you can read here and listen to the interview through this link. Jamie told Pete that he has … Continue reading

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Other People’s Deadlines

How many times does a super-urgent task land on your pile? Try this response (rather than going into meltdown). Dear task setter, Thank you for your email. I’m sure that this has been on your plate for some time, but … Continue reading

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What is the difference between a manager and a leader?

I was asked this question recently. One of the best answers I have came from Dondi Scumaci: People do not commit to a manager, they comply with a manager. People make commitments to a leader. Leadership is all about influence … Continue reading

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Incentives and Executive Compensation

I can’t get away from discussions about executive pay and bonuses on the radio and in the press (you know, Barclays Bank, G4S, etc., etc.). This morning I read an extremely relevant chapter in Jim Collins’ book Good to Great. It’s … Continue reading

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