daily habits of effective leaders

5 daily habits of effective leaders

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.” – Will Durant paraphrasing Aristotle We are what we consistently do. Great leadership is made up of the small habits that we foster and the small habits we’re unaware of. It’s made up of a lot of little things doneContinue Reading

How great leaders get beyond their to-do list

Remember that time when smartphones weren’t a thing? When we would go home at the end of the day and check our messages on the answering machine? When our time out in the world was spent in that place, in that moment instead of being pinged by 117 notifications at any given time? No questionContinue Reading

leadership habit

The one leadership habit you can’t live without

You’ve probably heard it before – maybe even from your Padraig coach. Perhaps you’ve read it online or in a leadership book – keeping a journal helps you be a better leader. I know, for many of us, that falls into the “yah, but” category. “Yah, I’m sure it’s useful for some but I can’t findContinue Reading

How knowing your “why” can make 2017 your best year yet

How knowing your WHY can make 2017 your best year yet

“People don’t buy what you do; they buy why you do it.” – Simon Sinek Figuring out what motivates people has been at the centre of leadership talk for as long as I can remember. It used to be simple. People were motivated by food, shelter, and clothing. But, life has changed and motivating peopleContinue Reading