Here Are 6 Ways to Start Your Week Off Brilliantly

Here Are 6 Ways to Start Your Week Off Brilliantly As a leadership coach, one of the main things I work on with leaders is their productivity and mindset particularly during this time. This is a common problem in many organisations and businesses, especially with the added challenges of leading remotely, and virtually. These recent challenges…

McDonald Inc. Launches The Huddle

We need Kind and Courageous Leadership more today than ever. Many of you might not see yourself as a leader. Remember leadership isn’t a role or title. It’s an attitude, choice and mindset. In turn leadership is an interesting space. Some say you get into a leadership role because you work hard. Maybe it’s because…

What to do if your Manager Can’t Lead Remotely?

What do we do if we are being lead by someone who can’t lead remotely or virtually effectively? They say people leave their managers not their jobs. However, during times like these it is challenging to leave either. We have all worked with bad managers and when we work with a great manager – we…

Stop Being Selfish.

Guess what Leaders (and everyone for that matter) – all eyes are on you. Everyone is watching your words, actions and choices. Is this challenging time to be about you or others? Are we all really in this together? Please read this post to the end as I wanted to share some quotes that will…

How to Not Lose Your Sh*t

I don’t know about you but I think we are losing our sh*t at present. I think an essential (but not desired) part of life is the feeling that you’re completely losing your shit in times like these. I don’t know about you, but I am experiencing that feeling a little more at present as…

How we can teach Courage and Kindness?

Last week I posted a story around experience I had at my local Coles and the lack of leadership and kindness I was seeing from Australians. Then my associate told me at work that someone working at her local Woolworths had spent the day crying and I had experienced something very similar at Woolworths myself.…

We have YOU covered with Online Leadership and Learning

We do have YOU covered (not with toilet paper mind you!) with our Online Leadership and Learning programs and coaching! We know with so many of you now working remotely and from home, the need to keep yourself and your people engaged, developing and learning is critical. My team and I at McDonald Inc. have…

12 Rules of Kindness

You can be strong as a Leader and always be kind. You can be courageous as a Leader and show fear. Leadership isn’t a role or title, it is a choice, attitude and action. Enjoy my 12 Rules of Kindness and practice everyday. 1. Always put yourself in the other person’s shoes. Before you react,…

Best Bosses Do These 5 Things Differently

Last week I delivered a leadership workshop with 30 leaders. Probably a little larger than I would normally work with however the Human Resources Director really wanted as many senior leaders in the room. The day encompassed our key themes around Leadership being an attitude, action and choice, the importance of kindness, courage and inclusiveness…

Literally How to Show Kindness at Work (or Anywhere)

“BE KIND WHENEVER POSSIBLE. IT IS ALWAYS POSSIBLE” Dalai Lama Why do we find Kindness so challenging when it is so easy. Are we so wrapped up in our own bubble or world that we forget that we are all connected and leadership is about others? It takes courage to be kind and kindness is…