Tag Archives: Storytelling

Get the most out of your team: Start building trust

Last week I was working with a leader who was poor at communicating with his team in a timely fashion, often micromanaging and engaging in excessive oversight. Things came to a head when one of his team members blurted out … Continue reading

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Storytelling in leadership development

 This week I was facilitating a new leadership development programme with a group of directors. For the past couple of years, the company has been going through some challenging times due to being acquired by a large global organisation resulting … Continue reading

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How your stories of leadership can help develop future leaders

Everyone loves a good story and most of us would have been captivated by stories in our childhood. Good stories grab our attention, touch our hearts, inspire us and enable us to vicariously learn through the other person’s experiences. Stories … Continue reading

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What stories are you telling to our future leaders?

Monday 21st of January was a particularly snowy day with 16 cm of the white stuff gently floating down to transform the landscape and cause the usual UK chaos. As a result schools were closed and my two children took … Continue reading

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What stories are you telling ?

On the evening on the 21st December, the travelling crib came to our house. The crib begins its journey on the 1st of December travelling to a different family’s home each night before returning to church on the evening of … Continue reading

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What can you learn about leadership from your elders?

Last Bank Holiday Monday, I was helping my eldest to raise funds for her expedition by running a cake stall at a Spring Picnic event. The aim of the event was to raise money to build a sand dam in … Continue reading

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When things go wrong change your attitude

There are times in our lives when we are the pigeons and other times when we become the statute. This week it has been the latter. When things go wrong everything else seem to follow the same path. Our subconscious … Continue reading

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Trust, leading change and storytelling

In my last blog I posed the question, ‘What does Trust have to do with communication and feedback?’. Here’s my take on the role of Trust in leading change. Trust plays an important role in organisational performance and has been … Continue reading

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