Antifragile Oct 08, 2021

There are so many stimulating people in my life, and last Friday I was able to share a journey with Chris Phippen, he’s a talented tech star in Exeter and is taking a mini sabbatical. Not a journey for car karaoke* but certainly a great discussion about AI, mindset and leadership theory.

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Paddles and Performance Scorecards Oct 01, 2021

Those who consistently perform close to potential have learned to control their focus. I competed at an international level and know how vital focus is and consistency. Every week I’d spend hours in training putting in the strokes on the rowing machine.

Every sinew in my body was tested and...

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What does it take to lead transformation? Sep 24, 2021

Here’s a look into one of the biggest and most complex transformations I’ve ever led.

In a previous role, before the pandemic, I led a family doctor business supporting over 40,000 patients. We'd been highly innovative and had adapted our teams to be as diverse and efficient as they...

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Why I'm Publishing AI Works Sep 17, 2021

AI and Ethics. It might seem a strange topic to be so engaged in when you're a leadership nerd. Indeed, I'm all about the people, not all about the machines. Increasingly though, leaders and followers, creators, and consumers need to understand and explore the benefits and risks of artificial...

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Which three character traits do you think were most instrumental to your success? Sep 03, 2021

I love working with leaders, especially leaders who don’t always self-identify. The reluctant ones… You see, I have an ingrained belief that everyone has superpowers in them and I delight in helping others to get in touch with theirs. It’s a simple exercise but not easy.

So,...

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Reach peak performance through the power of teams: Part 3/3 Aug 27, 2021

Priming your organisation

 
As you appoint new team roles into the team, there are specific steps you can take that will help them to integrate quickly and sustainably. We've reached the final of our articles on multi-talented teams and will dive into the final element which can make the...
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Reach peak performance through the magic of teams: Part 2/3 Aug 20, 2021
Setting Expectations
 
Over this series, we've been deep-diving into building out a multi-disciplinary, multi-talented team. We've been using a family doctor setting as an example and an idea of the required operations. So, let's assume you review the unit and spot that you could...
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Reach peak performance through the magic of teams: Part 1/3 Aug 13, 2021
Tips for introducing multiple roles
 
Talent is a scarce resource—especially highly skilled talent. So, as an organisation, how do you respond to rising demand? Do you simply work harder? Do you procure external freelance support? Do you develop internal training schemes? Any or...
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