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Hi, my name is David, Welcome to my page.

Hi! I'm David, a Chartered Manager Practitioner and a dedicated Management Mentor with a fantastic management journey that began in the early '90s. My career path has been diverse and rewarding, leading me through various sectors, including military, engineering, facilities management, and even fostering inclusive communities in sports and recreation. My technical expertise is a safety compliance specialist in building management, maintenance, and development, a challenging but rewarding field.



"For you my friend are so much more than your job title"


Climbing the corporate ladder from junior to senior management has provided me with a unique perspective on the intricate and complex dynamics between decision-making at higher levels and its impact on the individuals on the ground. This journey has been a mix of both successes and failures, each offering invaluable lessons that have shaped my approach to management over the years.

Through my experiences, I've learned firsthand the importance of humility and resilience in the face of setbacks. It's through these mistakes and the subsequent reflections that true growth occurs. Understanding the ramifications of management decisions on frontline workers has become the core of my leadership philosophy.

Over the years, I've had the privilege of leading teams as large as 132 personnel and have played a pivotal role in delivering projects ranging from minor works to those with budgets of around £150 million. These experiences have not only honed my leadership and management skills but have also fuelled my passion for the work I do.

What excites me the most about management is the opportunity to guide new managers on their journey. There's something truly rewarding about seeing these new bright, ambitious individuals take the reins, face challenges head-on, and lead their teams to success. My goal is to share the insights I've gained over decades, demystify the complexities of management, and inspire a new generation of leaders through mentoring and my upcoming e-books on management practices and principles.

Whether you're a new manager eager to learn the ropes or a seasoned professional looking to refine your skills, I'm here to support your growth with practical advice, personal experiences, and the lessons I've learned along the way. Let's navigate the exciting world of management together and unlock your full potential as a leader.

Interested to know more about how I can help? Or just want to ask a question? Then why not drop me a message or let's organise coffee chat.

David Lissah

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