How To Be A Number One Number Two – Observation

The vast population of this earth, and indeed nations themselves, may readily be divided into three groups. There are the few who make things happen, the many more who watch…


How To Be A Number One Number Two – Execution

A great number two never has to be asked twice. Think about how releasing that can be for a leader.


How To Be A Number One Number Two – Humility

Leaders operate with a strategic lean towards the future. They have to. It enables them to see and cast a compelling vision for those they lead.


How To Be A Number One Number Two – Alignment

Being a number one number two doesn't mean you'll always be in agreement. In fact, if you were, you wouldn't be a great number two.


How To Be A Number One Number Two – Initiative

People who can follow instruction are common. Those that have done it long enough to respond instinctively are less common. People who lead with initiative are both valuable and…


How To Be A Number One Number Two – Followership

We hear a lot about how to lead well when you're number one. A lot less about how to lead well when you're number two.


Minors That Are Majors – ‘Margins’

Like a swim in the ocean with an undercurrent, it's easy to get caught up in the drift. We start with the best intentions, clear boundaries and appropriate margins. Then we add.


Minors That Are Majors: ‘Recognition’

No news is good news? As it turns out, no news is actually very bad news for employees.


Minors That Are Majors – ‘Conversations’

Avoiding one difficult conversation might seem like a minor, but it can have major consequences.


Minors That Are Majors – ‘Short’

Every run I have a decision to make. Do I turnaround at Short Street or wait to cross the road and complete the distance?


Minors That Are Majors – ‘But’

I love you...BUT...like a brother (ouch). I think your idea is great...BUT...we don't have the budget (insert eye roll). Sir Mix-A-Lot may like a big BUT, your team on the other…


Minors That Are Majors – ‘Small’

Small is underrated. We rarely celebrate finishing 1 page in a book. We aren't excited losing just 1kg. We don't get the productivity crown by responding to 1 email.And yet, small…