Tag Archives: Adaptability In Leaders

You’ve Changed!

Posted on 14. Dec, 2011 by .

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Tweet It’s said like an insult… “You’ve changed!” Perhaps you were in a conversation with a lifelong friend or a family member. Something you did or said wasn’t quite what you always used to do or say. And then out it comes, with a hint of disgust… “You’ve changed!” Here’s the problem: if you want […]

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Distracted By Defining Moments

Distracted By Defining Moments

Posted on 25. Nov, 2010 by .

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Tweet I’m concerned that our modern obsession with “defining moments” in life is distracting us from the real business of building our future. Don’t get me wrong- there’s no doubt that each of us experiences major events, both good and bad, that have a profound impact on who we are. It could be conquering a […]

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I Left My Keys Behind

I Left My Keys Behind

Posted on 27. Jul, 2010 by .

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Tweet When I was getting ready to move from Sydney to New York recently I discovered a collection of keys in my desk drawer. At some point in time I had used these keys. I vaguely remembered some of them from houses or cars I had long since left behind. Others were a complete mystery […]

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Being Adaptable Is Over-Rated

Being Adaptable Is Over-Rated

Posted on 15. Mar, 2010 by .

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Tweet For years I’ve sung the virtues of being adaptable and to be fair adaptability does have real value in certain situations. But I’ve come to the conclusion that it’s just not enough. Being adaptable is over-rated. By definition, leadership is bringing change to the world around you rather than simply conforming to what already […]

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