Category Archives: Leadership

You are a racist, get over it

The 2018 Shipping Report opened my eyes to some interesting ideas and got me thinking about unconscious bias in hiring and talent management. You can download a copy of the report from The Lighthouse Company website and also watch the … Continue reading


How to network effortlessly, without being an arse

One of the areas Sales Leaders were keen to cover in our latest Inspire programme was “Proactive Networking”. They had noticed that some in the team were ignoring the importance of widening and deepening their networks of industry contacts.  The … Continue reading


How to listen to what your partner is really saying

Kids were late for school on Tuesday, my fault, and I made our new schoolrun rota pal late too. Now I realise my error, but when I grabbed my phone from my son while doing a 3 point turn, to … Continue reading


Did you get an email from Linked-in congratulating you on your role in their success?

Well like many of us, I was able to avoid the temptation of reposting it as suggested. Not only was I sceptical of Linked-ins motives, but I was wary of the methodology- and my own motives. Yet after seeing a … Continue reading

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The Ambivert Advantage?

The evidence has been with us for some time; people who listen, get heard, yet people who don’t speak, aren’t listened to. Its not that simple, but the idea that you need both Introversion and Extraversion to persuade we’ve been … Continue reading