Dealing with toxic colleagues

When we’re out in the real world we describe something toxic as a thing that is poisonous to every member of a group. For example: ⚠️ Chocolate is toxic to dogs ⚠️ Uncooked eel blood is toxic to humans ⚠️ Chilli is toxic to pigeons   I don’t think that any one person is toxic.  …

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What licking a rubbish bin can teach you about leadership

Here’s an actual real life conversation I had with a 7 year old in 2019.   Me: Hey, Brooklyn, what are you doing? Brooklyn: Oh, I’m just licking the rubbish bin. Me: Um… wha… hold on… why? Brooklyn: Josh dared me to. Me: Mate, just because someone tells you to do something doesn’t mean you …

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9 ways to stop yourself from being an absolute muppet in your new leadership role.

Not unlike a pimply pre-teen who is just hitting puberty, middle leadership just kinda happened to me. I hadn’t wanted it, nor planned for it so I most certainly was not ready for it! My team leader at the time did an overnight disappearing act – she legit disappeared off the face of the earth …

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