Got a problem? Just focus on finding the solution

TOO many Ceo's approach difficult problems with either or thinking: The answer is right or wrong, good or bad, win or lose. To cultivate a nuanced perspective, challenge your understanding of the problem. Ask yourself, “What am I not seeing here?” and “What else might be true?” Don’t seek out answers that just confirm what [...]

Events Management…..the good, the bad and The Presidents Club

Event management is a team effort but is generally tied to one individual, the team leader, final decision maker

Anger Management….because not all of us have a tiny temper

Having good anger management skills are invaluable, especially when it comes to the workplace. Nobody wants to work in an environment where people are at each other’s throats all the time, or where people are treading on eggshells because they don’t want upset a certain somebody. Yes, you will get annoyed with the people you [...]

Because you cannot drive a Fiesta like a Ferrari!

  Working Weekends - the 9 to 5 is not for the self employed Running a business takes horse power like that of a Ferrari - it takes 7 days a week, 365 days a year, 24 hours day - it cannot be run like a 9-5, open Monday to Friday with weekends off! Having [...]

Driving leadership for today’s lawyers

Being a good leader is not an easy job. Yet it is something many of us aspire to be – whether it at our jobs, at home or amongst friends. Everyone wants to be someone that can lead and commands the respect of others. Although many people are natural-born leaders, there are things that you [...]

The Art of Effective Communication for the Family Lawyer

This article was first published on the Law Society's Family Section on 13 March 2017 Jannette Brimm, training director at Skillssanctuary Ltd (formerly Skillsology Ltd), offers insight into the value of effective communication within a family law practice. Effective communication with colleagues is a valuable skillset to develop, and while it will not produce a [...]

Global Leader – Trump Tower, Trump Power

Love him or hate him, Donald Trump is a successful businessman with strong leadership skills. Regardless of your political viewpoint, Donald has been successful in business and real estate for the many years. The business world has known him for his real estate successes and mainstream America recognises him for The Apprentice television series. Even [...]

Name it to Claim it

What's in a name? “…that which we call a rose - by any other name would smell as sweet; [famous words from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, 1600] Naming things is hard. When you name something, you want it to anchor itself in people’s minds; the name and the thing are then forever connected. It creates [...]