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Are you a rower or are you a steerer?

Are you a rower or are you a steerer?

Why do most of us get promoted into leadership positions?  The number one reason is, we are good at doing things! Or as I like to put it, we are good rowers.  But when we do get promoted,  we get the extra 4.75 Euro a week before tax.  What do we now feel we need to...
Beware of your blind spots.

Beware of your blind spots.

In my experience, blind spots can be career limiting.   I starting working with a new coaching client.  Jane had recently been promoted, but she was not getting the engagement from her new team.  The performance level of her division was starting to fall.  When we met...
Entitlement v Self-Responsibility

Entitlement v Self-Responsibility

Our culture today is a battleground between the values of self-responsibility and the values of entitlement. A culture, where people are accountable for their actions supports self-esteem. A culture, in which no one is held accountable for anything breeds...
Stop blaming others!

Stop blaming others!

What is the result of realizing, we are the only person we can change? – We take 100% responsibility from where we are starting from. – We take 100% accountability for our progress towards the results we desire. – We don’t waste time or energy on...