Do We Still Need The Polymath?
These days we are consistently told to specialise, niche down, but for some people this idea brings with it a feeling of dread. These are the polymaths and for us (yes, I am on that spectrum) the idea of specialising in one small niche area is simply an anathema. We just weren’t designed that way.
Coaching – The Secret Weapon of Success
Google’s Eric Schmidt’s best advice to new CEOs is to ‘have a coach’. Oprah Winfrey had a Coach to help her get to the top of her career. Richard Branson has a coach, as does Barak Obama. William R. Johnson, former Heinz CEO, says, “Every CEO can benefit from strong, assertive and honest coaching.”