Confidence, Humility and Corporate Culture

Listen in and learn how the only female CEO at a top ten US cable operating company, is widely respected for her passionate focus on customer experience and company culture. Learn how she motivates young professionals to lead passionately with purpose. Colleen maintains that everyone has gifts and passions, and when directed meaningfully, these strengths will help guide leaders to success. She encourages leaders to … Continue reading Confidence, Humility and Corporate Culture

A survival song

“This desperation, Dislocation, Separation, Condemnation, Revelation, In temptation, Isolation, Desolation, Let it go.” Bono. I found this old video of U2 at LiveAid performing Bad. It brought back memories. I was there in 1985. The Wembley Stadium crowd reached almost 100,000. The atmosphere was electric. I still have the t-shirt. The event was organized by Sir Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to raise funds for … Continue reading A survival song

Building teams who can run through walls

I believe, and it’s backed up by research from excellent resources, that team leaders who model these seven characteristics, as a starting point, can produce teams who will run through walls for them. 1. Honour and validate every one. No favorites. 2. No-one should be surprised about where they stand with you. 3. Share the lessons your life has taught you. Don’t hold back. 4. … Continue reading Building teams who can run through walls

Flattery will get you everywhere

“Travel is fatal to narrow-mindedness, prejudice and bigotry.” Mark Twain A ten year old told me yesterday my website was lovely and it made her feel good about everything in life. She suggested I write more blogs. What a lovely thing to say. A lot has happened in my life this year and it’s only February. I feel behind in my writing and sharing. Have … Continue reading Flattery will get you everywhere

22 Manchester, a city of music and love

“The measure of a healthy society is not how effectively it elevates its achievers, but how compassionately it supports those who have fallen. Our community is humanity. We rise in unison, or not at all.” Jeff Brown Today was an emotional day for me. It was the one year anniversary of the Manchester terror attack. Thousands united in Manchester in a massive sing-a-long to remember … Continue reading 22 Manchester, a city of music and love