What Dumbledore can teach us about leadership, inspiration and empowering others

“Words are, in my not so humble opinion, are our most inexhaustible source of magic, capable of both inflicting injury and remedying it.”

A fictional character he is but much loved is Albus Dumbledore, the resident legendary professor of the Harry Potter series’ wizarding world.

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Don’t f**k up feedback: Praise in public, criticise in private

Have you ever been in a room when someone’s manager criticises them in front of others? The shocked looks, the blank stares and winces across the faces of those people are there for us all to see and you can feel the tension level just spike into overload.

Perhaps, you have been on the end of this scenario and received criticism from your manager in a public setting. It hurts right? It’s also awkward and in many ways it’s downright disrespectful.

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How to easily film and edit videos with your phone

Here’s the everyday person’s guide to filming and editing videos in (what I think is) a super simple way. Most, if not all these apps can be accessed for free by anyone and the learning curve is pretty quick.

I’m going to cover everything you need to get started and some filming best practice. You can explore the videos below on YouTube for live demos of all the editing parts. And no, these aren’t super detailed and long videos. They are short, snappy and give you the key info you need.

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The podcast has landed! 🎙️

Just a quick post to let you know you can listen to the first episode from the Steal These Thoughts! audio experience on any podcast platform of your choice.

Listen today on:
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If you’re a YouTube fan, you can find the video version there too and you if you prefer none of these options, than delight your ears with the audio below.

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