Dec 2011

Wrapping Up 2011

Bring your year end to a definite conclusion and start 2012 with a clear direction. (Why wouldn’t you?) Myself and Mrs. Fox sit down every year about this time with a glass of sherry and a mince pie and run through the following ‘completion exercise’. In doing so we have...

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Oct 2011

Leadership Quality 1050 – The Ambiguity Master.

Ambiguity is reality. There is no such thing as a linear plan or a worthwhile project that did not veer off course. Being OK with ambiguity is a great quality; it allows space to reflect within the uncertainty, choices to be made from judgement not from fear or panic. We...

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Aug 2011

Every Solution – Creates It’s Own Problems

Every solution creates it’s own problems. The car was the solution to the horse & cart. (Creating pollution, gridlock) Email was the solution to ‘too slow’ mail. (Creating overwhelm, escalations, focus on the small stuff) Credit cards were the solution to personal cash flow issues. (Creating stress, over extended debt,...

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Aug 2011

Change is not Difficult at all. Transition is the Killer

Change is not difficult – Transition is difficult. It’s not starting something new that is tricky, we are good at that. It’s leaving what’s old and familiar behind that we find painful, messy, awkward or just in the too hard category. Change is easy…Transitions are hard. Yesterday you were single,...

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