Throughout our lives we have all experienced both good and bad leadership. Our first introduction to this was probably at school. We all remember the teachers who inspired us, who made us feel worthless, who cared about our success or just simply turned up. For me it was Mrs Shearer, my maths teacher. She supported… Continue reading What David Morrison taught me about leadership
I can admit it. Throughout my life I, like the majority of us, have been the target of salespeople. Yes, a minority with ulterior motives but a majority who are doing their job and just like me trying to earn a living. Whether it was that annual subscription to the World Wildlife Fund as a… Continue reading INFLUENCE
Two stories this week have resonated with me as well as creating much discussion online. The first involved a male Doctor who was jailed for ‘90 sexual assaults’ on patients during ‘unnecessary medical examinations’. The second involved the ‘former’ Finance Secretary within the Scottish Government. Both stories are very much connected through the abuse of… Continue reading Why do the few do so much damage? Because the many, often do nothing.
Well, as they say, “That’s all folks”. I appear to have blinked twice since 1987 and here I am 30 years later retiring from a career that has given me so much. I’ve had many roles in my time, which seems relevant as my first police collar number was PC 57-D and just like the reference… Continue reading PC 57-D signing off
Nearly a week has passed since many of us sat and watched ‘The Seduction Game’ on BBC Scotland. A disturbing but yet memorising programme which highlighted the existence of so-called ‘seduction coaches’ who are selling courses to other men on how to bed as many women as quickly as possible. I use the word memorising… Continue reading A need to move from anger to action…..