Absolute Clarity

Absolute Clarity

 Reflections: As we explored last week, leaders at every level have a critical role to play in executing. Execution means no more than getting the job done, whether it’s day to day activities or building a better tomorrow by delivering a longer term vision. Take a...
1-1’s

1-1’s

I cannot stress too highly how crucial it is for leaders to hold regular 1-1’s with their people. I think there is no more important a session. Too often, I come across managers who have the best of intentions for holding these sessions but all too frequently...
Building Engagement

Building Engagement

 Reflections: Let’s return to the Execution model.  Last week we examined clarity- the what to and how to.  This week we consider engagement- the want to. In Lead Like Mary I explore the thought that people engage at four different levels- their body, heart, mind and...
Becoming Mary

Becoming Mary

Reflections: Well done for reaching the final week.  Thank you for sticking with the programme.  Over the past twelve weeks we have introduced you to the concept of authentic leadership, and examined most of them.  You will have heard a brief description of the final...
Right People on the Bus

Right People on the Bus

Reflections: We now move from the inner circle of inside-out leadership, where the first four traits are character based- they define who Mary is, to the middle circle where the traits refer to what she does to lead those around her. I appreciate that, early in your...