Andrew Nicol

Andrew Nicol

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“Some people are easy to follow. There is something about them that gives us belief in ourselves and a desire to follow them and make great things happen.   A few years ago I developed an acronym for what makes a successful and high performing leader. The second word into the acronym is one that sets apart extraordinary leaders from the rest. Its…  LEADERS are Energisers.”

One word that defines extraordinary leaders

The worlds most powerful question

The worlds most powerful question

“When you’re learning to walk, no one criticizes you when you fall down. Parents understand that you do it wrong and then you do it right.  But that’s about the last time you get that benefit. After that, we shame you when you fail.”

“When you’re learning to walk, no one criticizes you when you fall down. Parents understand that you do it wrong and then you do it right. But that’s about the last time you get that benefit. After that, we shame you when you fail.

We cut corners in life repeatedly. Usually because its quicker or easier or the least expensive way. What we often don’t see when we cut corners, is the message that sends to those around us.

Why cutting corners matters!

A thousand seconds, is 16 minutes away. Make sense, feels about right. A million seconds, which is 1000 x 1000, is 11.5 days away. Less than a fortnight. A billion seconds, which is 1000 x 1000 x 1000, is just on 32 years away.   It turns out its easier than you’d expect, for you, 1 person, to make a difference for many many people.  The key.  Don’t let the big numbers scare you.

Don’t let big numbers stop you making a difference.

'Kinstugi' is the Japanese word that describes the art of repairing broken ceramics with gold. This art form is wonderful in the way it takes something that is broken, destined to be rubbish. And r...

'Kinstugi' is the Japanese word that describes the art of repairing broken ceramics with gold. This art form is wonderful in the way it takes something that is broken, destined to be rubbish.

A short post about how important it is to be gracious, and how we have to choose to be gracious well before hand.

A short post about how important it is to be gracious, and how we have to choose to be gracious well before hand.