Monthly Archives: March 2015

Peacock or Eagle.  Who’s your mentor?

I’ve decided I don’t like Peacocks!  Not the birds, you understand, but the preening, self-congratulatory, loud individuals who can usually be found selling themselves as gurus and mentors – and giving those who actually are, a bad name.  ‘Ooh, look at my flash motor’, ‘Look at my fabulous house’, ‘Don’t you think I look just […]

Control Freaks – the bind weed of the business world

​I had an interesting conversation with a control freak last week. He was telling me how he hates to delegate – doesn’t trust his employees to do anything without some sort of supervision, because they cock things up, make mistakes, take longer to do the job than he would. “I check EVERYTHING’ he said, ‘I don’t want my […]