March 29, 2017
Mark Hodgson

Why connection trumps capability

I recently ran a leadership workshop where I showed Dr Brené Brown’s excellent Ted talk. I’ve watched it many times and usually concentrate on the section where she discusses vulnerability.
March 21, 2017
Mark Hodgson

Think Twice to Maximise your Influence

It’s been one of those weeks. Running around like the proverbial fly, continuously aware of a ticking clock… get to the meeting … tick;
March 8, 2017
Mark Hodgson

Leadership lessons from a small boat

As someone who spends a lot of time working alone, I find it’s important to stay connected. There’s no natural water-cooler conversation in a one-man leadership consultancy and it’s easy to become detached.
March 1, 2017
Mark Hodgson

Are you playing in the right space?

I am a big rugby union fan. At the weekend, England took on the un-fancied Italians in their annual 6 Nations competition fixture.
February 22, 2017
Mark Hodgson

Crisis of Confidence?

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function."
February 15, 2017
Mark Hodgson

WANTED: First-Rate Intelligence

"The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function."
February 15, 2017
Mark Hodgson

The world needs you! Are you ready?

Funny how some things just stick in your head. I can always remember that the axial tilt of the earth is 23.5 degrees
February 15, 2017
Mark Hodgson

The future’s already here – are you ready?

I was reminded of this on my recent trip to Nashville, where we stumbled across a vintage car exhibition.
February 15, 2017
Mark Hodgson

Is your expertise ready for the big time?

I‘ve just returned from a great family holiday to Nashville, USA. I’d never been there before, knew very little and – accordingly – had few expectations.
February 15, 2017
Mark Hodgson

Discovering your second half hero

I recently turned 50. As my wife Nicki also clocked up her half century AND it was our 20th wedding anniversary...
March 9, 2014
Mark Hodgson

Bringing out the greatness in others

My favourite definition of leadership is “the role of a leader is to bring out greatness in others”.