Entries by Grant Ashfield

The (simple) key to building a great organisational culture

Last time we wrote about culture. It’s the least professionally managed part of any business activity. Yet culture, that which shapes and forms the way people think, feel and behave, is the real work. The wise executive knows this and wants every person in the organisation to be fully engaged. An engaged person demonstrates passion, […]

What do lion prides do with passengers?

Tackling the thorny issue of poor performance and unmet expectations is vital if a business team wants to be successful and breakthrough to the next level. Ian Thomas and I discuss this question in the 2nd video in the series. The key is to deal with these issues early, directly and of course kindly. It’s […]

Lions have mastered this skill… how about you?

In a lion pride, team selection and membership is an essential part of their survival. For lions, especially when they are hunting big prey like buffaloes it is a life or death issue. Having the right team members on the hunt not only ensures their success but also guarantees their safety. Here there is no […]