When was the last time your team had a heated debate? How comfortable is your team with conflict? Who is wasting energy by avoiding disagreement? …


For many professions, continuing professional development (CPD) (usually technical) is seen as a necessity, a vital part of work and individual development.


How does this work? How do I work? Because I’m not sure I know who I am anymore!

That’s seemingly a daft statement because obviously I do know who I actually am. What I really mean is, in this new world where things are opening up, the ‘rules’ are murky…


Leadership is influence.” — John C. Maxwell

If you bring out the best in people, inspire others through your actions and influence them to follow you, you are a leader.

Influential leaders have the ability to make things happen, they are able to influence the ideas, thoughts, opinions and behaviours…


Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” — Robert F. Kennedy

Failure is often what leaders fear the most, yet it is often the catalyst for successful leadership and can be used as a powerful tool for reaching great success. Smart leaders are those who use…


Rising to the top comes with a great deal of responsibility and is often associated with higher levels of stress. By nature, leaders are hard-working and fiercely committed to driving their organisation towards a prosperous future.

It’s easy for leaders to become so immersed in their role that they fail…


If you have experienced imposter syndrome as a leader, you’re in good company. Sheryl Sandberg, Howard Schultz and Arianna Huffington are among many successful leaders who have admitted to struggling with feelings of self-doubt and inadequacy.

What is Imposter Syndrome?

It is a well-known psychological phenomenon that causes a person…


Thank you Lisa Malcolm for the provocation to write more about how to give good feedback — here are some of my thoughts, although I am sure you (and others) will have more to add …

First, all feedback will provoke a reaction. For example, Lisa commented on one of…


The subject of remote working is one that is hotly debated, is it good or bad for an organisation? Does it increase or hinder productivity and engagement?

As a leader, managing and overseeing a remote team and monitoring performance presents a unique set of challenges. …


We have chosen each other

and the edge of each others’ battles

the war is the same

if we lose

someday women’s blood will congeal

upon a dead planet

if we win

there is no telling

we seek beyond history

for a new and more possible meeting

Unpublished Poem —…

Tania Watson

Executive Coach | Organisational Development Consultant | Leadership Specialist | Champion of People and Their Potential. Follow me for #leadership tips.

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