How much is authenticity truly valued in your workplace? I don’t think it’s particularly appreciated in the context of diversity and inclusion.
Millions of people around the world have been educated about the non-curable disease ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig's) thanks to the Ice Bucket phenomenon, a fundraising campaign that's now become a movement.
A year on from life-saving surgery and after uttering the words ‘I’m back’ whilst in recovery at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge, a key milestone has been reached: two months ago, I celebrated my 51st birthday.
Last month, I shared my 9 hints-n-tips to a friend preparing to give his first conference talk in London. Whilst I sensed his nerves, I knew (and told him so!) that he'd smash it ... and he did!
As the first disabled person in the world to have successfully led expeditions to both the North and South Poles, Michael passionately believes that improving an individual’s performance through inspiration, results in greater performance for the team, company and for the individual.
Michael’s greatest hero is Sir Ernest Shackleton and specifically his legendary Antarctic expedition of 1914-1916. Shackleton is a tremendous role model of teamwork that many individuals and global organisations refer to and learn from in business today, not least Michael
There are probably 100’s of actions for inspiration, there’s no right or wrong one! There’s no magic formula! The actions below simply reflect some of my thoughts on what inspiration means to me – no more, no less!
"As a business imperative, companies that don’t effectively address the disability business case will absolutely and unquestionably lose out financially".
To what extent can one person influence or directly affect human behaviour so as to accomplish a goal? Some leaders have an innate ability to naturally lead, whereas others learn about the attributes and qualities associated with leadership.
On Thursday 3rd December 2015, the 2016 Power 100 listing revealed Britain’s 100 most influential people with a disability or impairment. This year’s publication featured the Muscle Help Foundation’s CEO and inspirational speaker Michael McGrath.