Are You a Manager or Leader?

There are several strong themes I see in leadership development and executive coaching this year.  One is “How can I increase engagement and motivation in my team/company?” Another: “How to be more assertive and have healthier boundaries?” and yet another “Is there a difference between being a manger and a leader? And if so, who […]

Most people won’t. Which means those that do, change everything

Many people want to make a difference, or be highly successful, but few actually do. What stands in their way?They lack the confidence to face rejection and failure, and to take the risks that lead to success. “Most people want to be fit, most people aren’t.Most people want to build a successful business, most people won’t.Most people […]

Lead Them Like Vettel! – Leadership Lessons from F1 Racing

Can leadership be learned from watching F1 racing? You bet!  During the F1 Belgian Grand Prix last August, Sebastian Vettel demonstrated superb leadership skills (sans the X-rated language) when just minutes after he had urged the F1 race director Michael Masi to red-flag the qualifying session because of “too much water!” on the  track, another driver, McLaren’s Lando Norris crashed heavily in the torrential conditions at […]

#ICHWILL is a great campaign – Here is why it may fail

Power distance

I’m so glad that the German women are finally standing up and calling for more equality. At the same time, based on my own experience and the feedback I get from most of my clients, I’m afraid it will fail. Here are the reasons why: