How much is authenticity truly valued in your workplace? I don’t think it’s particularly appreciated in the context of diversity and inclusion.
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.
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
"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.