Ian Daley

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….

So You’ve Become A New Manager – Now What?

So You’ve Become A New Manager – Now What?

Why would anyone want to be led by you? It’s your first promotion into a leadership role – you’ve been…

Don’t Wait For Inspiration – Do It Now

Don’t Wait For Inspiration – Do It Now

Sometimes in order to get the energy to do the thing, you just have to do the thing! One of…

What Are You Reading Right Now?

What Are You Reading Right Now?

Remember as a kid when your Mom and Dad would harp on you for not reading enough?  Turns out, they…

Can’t Stand Complainers? Here’s Why You’re Right

Can’t Stand Complainers?  Here’s Why You’re Right

The world is full of complainers. Don’t be one of them – here’s why. The interesting part about complaining is…

The Most Important Question To Ask Yourself Today

The Most Important Question To Ask Yourself Today

Every once in a while you come across a great question that shakes you up, makes you think twice about…

Our Listening Skills Have Gone to Sh*t

Our Listening Skills Have Gone to Sh*t

I would argue the majority of us today possess listening skills that are complete shit. We are busy, things have…

Multitaskers Are Suckers For Irrelevancy

Multitaskers Are Suckers For Irrelevancy

If you believe multitasking is an important life skill, think again. Sure, we all do it.  A lot.  But be…