How to Feel in Control Without Being Controlling – Delegate Authority

"Stop!" If a stranger approached you on the street shouting it, would you?


How to Feel in Control Without Being Controlling – Less ‘How’

A few years ago I was coaching an executive who was leading her team through…


How to Feel in Control Without Being Controlling – Make it about Performance

Just because it's not the way you would have arrived there doesn't mean others…


How to Feel in Control Without Being Controlling – Focus on Outcomes

I don't need to remind you that the last 18 months has transformed the way we…


How to Feel in Control Without Being Controlling – Control the Controllables

When you feel out of control personally, you're more likely to project that…


How to Feel in Control Without Being Controlling – Confessions of a Micromanager

I have a confession. For a while I tried to justify it. Some of the ways might…


The Art of Subtraction – Excuses

When we take on the responsibility of leadership we waive our right to excuses.…


The Art of Subtraction – Pain

Leadership is painful. If you've been around leadership long enough I don't…


The Art of Subtraction – Answers

If there was just one behaviour you could adopt as a leader that would be most…


The Art of Subtraction – Priorities

I've learned the hard way what I'm sure you're already well aware of... You…