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The Extravert Growth Path

Extraverts are often deemed to have natural leadership ability, especially in business structures. While they are strong with communication and networking functions of business there are many areas of success in business that seem to allude the extravert. In a previous article I expressed my ideas that extraverts could learn and grow for their introverted…

The Introvert Growth Path

Introverts are some of the most misunderstood people groups in business, often over looked due to the way they process information, socialise and contribute to teams. In general extraverts are more visible in the work environment in comparison to introverts and this inevitably leads them to be front of mind when decisions are made regarding…

Working with Extroverts and Introverts

Steve Gardner and I had a powerful business relationship. We challenged each other and pushed each other to be better at almost every turn. Without realising it, we were two opposing personalities that spent considerable time learning how to get the best out of each other. It wasn’t easy for either of us but our…

The power of someone else’s idea

I remember the day I had an idea. A big idea! An idea that lead to me starting a business. I spent all my time trying to make that idea a real thing. I have spent the last few years of my life building a business, an idea I had for a digital agency. An…

Leadership and Motivation

Keith Coats, the man who was both my mentor and mentoree, helped me realise that helping people unlock their true potential meant they needed to be motivated and inspired. There are many different leadership styles and ways of motivating staff, but Keith approached motivation in a similar way to Fredrick Hertzberg. If you aren’t familiar…

Constructive Criticism Can Break You

At the beginning of the year we decided to run a culture exercise in our business to improve the ability our team has to deliver and receive constructive criticism. We watched a series of video’s from last years Global Leadership Summit and then planned a simple exercise.   People have blindspots, these are things you…