Shorts // Can You Reward Your Team More?

In The Great Game of Business, team rewards and incentives should ignite people’s competitive spirit to…

Shorts // Is It Time for the Small Things?

Sustainable growth is often the result of small actions taken every day over a long period….

Shorts // Are You Rushing to the Finish?

While it might be tempting to push harder when you see the finish line, pace and…

Shorts // Is Patience the Only Thing Now?

Compassionate leaders have an acute sense of right timing. Sometimes going slowly and accepting the wait…

Books // The Great Game of Business

In Ann’s sixth book recommendation for Compassionate Leadership, she shares ‘The Great Game of Business’ by Jack…

Defining Your Value Proposition with Contribution Compass

In this case story, find out how we used Contribution Compass to redefine our value proposition as part of our web site redesign project. It just goes to show that Contribution Compass is so much more than a team profiling tool.

Compassionate Leadership Insights: #16 Rewriting Reality

Most of us have our own versions of disempowering beliefs – our beliefs around the way we look, about our self-worth, about our relationship with money. These beliefs come from various sources: a bullying teacher; overhearing a conversation between our parent …

Compassionate Leadership Insights: #15 Commitment

I have always been amazed that even when teams embrace conflict and honest debate, they can still struggle with commitment. And this tends to drive a dangerous culture – passivity. I’m sure we have all experienced meetings where the CEO or leader decides …

Compassionate Leadership Insights: #14 Connectedness

Too many leaders lead by assumption. I was reminded of this starkly this past week when I coached an executive team grappling with production issues. In this case, after a deep dive into what was really going on, it transpired that a few key members of the team held their own…

Compassionate Leadership Insights: #13 Overcoming Barriers

Even the Berlin Wall could not stop people from reaching out to communicate with each other. There are countless powerful stories of strangers and family finding ingenious ways to overcome the massive obstacle…