Paul Kaye

Paul Kaye's articles

Abandoning Perfect
What does it mean to be perfect?  The notion of ‘being perfect’ has been weighing on my mind for some time.  Working with talent I often hear people enthusiastically declare “I just want to be ...
Plan less, do more
Why are so many managers obsessed with building and writing plans?  I am sure you – like I – have found yourself in some laborious strategic planning meetings.  You know the meetings I’m ...
The Truth about Positive Results
It’s easy to blame other people for our shortcomings.  When a project doesn’t go as planned it’s almost instinctive for us to point the finger, “It wasn’t my fault”.  You can complain that you ...
You Can’t Be Complacent
Today, standing still feels like the new losing.  Our world is so fast paced and competition so fierce that if you aren’t constantly moving forward you aren’t perceived as being successful.  ...
How to work with ‘difficult’ talent
Great talent is the engine that propels our business forward. Talent who can see the opportunities the rest of us are blind to are essential for any company’s future growth. They help our brands ...
What’s Your Story?
Every great radio show has a story to tell. A great show isn’t just a collection of voices and a series of random breaks that appear on the same channel at roughly the same time each day. A great ...
Standing Out From the Crowd: A Winners Way
“Winning is not everything; it is the only thing!” Those were the words spoken by Vince Lombardi, the former head coach of the Green Bay Packers, who led the team to five NFL championships in ...
A Coaching Essential: Trust
Coaching is a relational process. The fundamental principle of effective coaching is to collaborate with someone – or a team – to help them ‘see’ their present in order for them to ...
Team Shows Should Know This… Part 1
What happens between the songs is the most important differentiator your radio station can have. Music is a commodity and easily duplicated.   It’s an important driver of a music station’s ...
You Are Contagious!
How you chose to approach the day has a significant impact not only on your own performance but also on the performance of others. Each morning you have a choice to make – to be positive or ...