The No. 1 Mistake Leaders Make in a Crisis

The No. 1 Mistake Leaders Make in a Crisis I’m sure you have had to deal with a crisis at some stage in your life, whether it’s right now, or sometime in the past. A crisis highlights when things aren’t working, then a typical reaction occurs to “just fix it now” and while under pressure,…

Why Everyone Should Have a Coach

Why Everyone Should Have a Coach By far the best investment in my career and business were my coaches. Why? There are so many reasons, however having a trusted advisor who is dedicated to empowering, helping and supporting you to be the best version of you is such a gift and a must have today.…

IMPOSTER SYNDROME AND FAKING IT

“People think that successful people don’t feel like frauds. The opposite is more likely to be true.” —MIKE CANNON-BROOKES, CEO OF ATLASSIAN This is from my book Just Rock It! I wrote this book for my teenage daughter and everyone else out there is needs a little courage and kindness to see their inner greatness.…

Set Yourself Up for Success

‘Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live.’ – Anne Sweeney, Walt Disney Success. You might be feeling like success isn’t happening for you at present however let me explore how to think about success differently during this time. I know, this is…

Great Checklist for the Managers of Remote Workers

Great Checklist for the Managers of Remote Workers Remote working (such as working from home) was already becoming a welcome trend in the workforce, but now it has become a necessity where possible. While some workers have already been working this way and are used to it, the current pandemic adds a new layer of…

Weekly Leadership Insights

Weekly Leadership Insights Is it now week 4 of our new norm? This week I finally got myself into some sort of routine after the shock and yes grief of what has happened in the past few weeks. It took longer than I thought to adjust to the self-isolation and social distancing plus all the…

From Bushfires Generosity to Coronavirus Greed

From Bushfires Generosity to Coronavirus Greed Why Kind and Courageous Leadership is Critical. Now is the time to show leadership and be leaders. When bushfires ravaged our eastern states, it seemed like the whole of Australia came together to support those who’d suffered. Fundraisers, including Celeste Barber’s which raised over $51 million, donations of much-needed…

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…

Courage & Kindness Movement – How you can help

Can we make a difference by being kind and courageous. We know we can and there is research behind this. The day my 13 year old daughter Abby came home from school in tears because her best friend started bullying her was a day I will never forget. Only a few weeks prior her best…