Ian Daley

Addicted To Your Phone? Here’s An Easy Way To Cut Back

Addicted To Your Phone?  Here’s An Easy Way To Cut Back

I have a question for you – how much time do you spend each day using your phone (email, text,…

Managing A Team You Were Once Part Of? Here’s What To Do

Managing A Team You Were Once Part Of?  Here’s What To Do

Becoming manager of the team you were once part of can be tricky business. In today’s article I’ll share three…

Calling All Leaders! When Pen And Paper Makes More Sense

Calling All Leaders!  When Pen And Paper Makes More Sense

In last week’s article I highlighted the importance of meeting with your employees individually once per week (Mark Horstman’s excellent…

Three Simple Ways to Make Your Employees Your Top Priority

Three Simple Ways to Make Your Employees Your Top Priority

As a new leader your world is often swirling with emails, texts, phone calls, requests, deadlines…you have a lot going…

ATD 2018: Four Leadership Lessons From Obama

ATD 2018:  Four Leadership Lessons From Obama

Hello from San Diego! This week I am attending the ATD 2018 conference, which is the annual gathering for anyone…

Stop Worrying About Things That Never Actually Happen

Stop Worrying About Things That Never Actually Happen

As a new leader, aspiring leader, or simply as a human being we are all prone to worry.  Some of us…

Your Work Is Really Not That Important

Your Work Is Really Not That Important

For the last year I’ve been writing one article every week aiming to help others in their personal and professional…

What To Do When Someone Cries At Work

What To Do When Someone Cries At Work

As a new leader, what do you do when one of your employees or colleagues starts crying? Having experienced this…

Ditch The Hero Cape – Keep Your Sanity!

Ditch The Hero Cape – Keep Your Sanity!

For anyone who’s ever started a new role (as an employee, manager or senior leader) there can be a tendency…

Never Mistake Confidence for Competence

Never Mistake Confidence for Competence

We’ve all seen this at one point in our careers – the person who speaks as if they know everything….