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Women Aren’t Investing In Their Development And It Is Hurting Them

As an executive coach, keynote speaker, and leadership crusader, I deliver scores of leadership workshops, keynotes, and coaching each year, helping women in particular build more success and growth in their careers, leadership and lives. In the sixteen years I have been crusading this space and where I have offered these types of programs, I’ve been genuinely shocked […]

The 10 Habits of Courageous Women – Sonia McDonald

What does it mean to be courageous? For many people, the first thing that comes to mind is someone who has overcome a great tragedy or challenge. While this is undoubtedly one aspect of courage, there are other habits that courageous women exhibit on a daily basis. Courage can mean many different things. It can […]

Leadership Starts Young

I recently spoke at the Meridian State College to student leaders about leadership. I highlighted that leadership is an attitude and we need to empower our youth and future leaders with skills in leadership. The presentation was very well received with lots of interesting questions how student leaders can make a difference every day. As […]

Leadership: Why We Love Play-Doh

Have you ever had a great business idea and you either didn’t start it or, went ahead and it failed? You are not alone! However, there have been many businesses who have struggled, failed, reset themselves and then achieved total success. Business is the heart of the economy and strong leadership is needed to survive […]

The Leadership Injection is needed NOW.

The Leadership Injection is needed NOW. What is your vision for your future? Do you refine this very often? Are you able to deliver outcomes faster, with more impact and more care than ever before? As a leader we need to be aware of current situations, future directions and how we can meet arising challenges which are […]

LEADERSHIP VALUE HIRING

LEADERSHIP VALUE HIRING Have you ever been at the receiving end of bad hiring, either for yourself, someone who joined your team, or your boss? The end result, stress, bad interactions and then you have to start the cycle all over again: very clearly reflected in Einstein’s definition of insanity – “doing the same thing […]

Keynote Speaker: 5 Questions to ask Yourself for 2021

My daughter says to me that today is a powerful Astrological day to set your intentions and I must tell the universe what I want. Now whether you are into this sort of stuff or not, I do find it fascinating. Thing is regardless of whether it is a powerful Astrological day or not; Keynote […]

Why Leadership Change NOWDAYS

Why Leadership Must Change NOW This is NOT a dress rehearsal. We are all at a Cross Road, with the economy slowing, productivity sluggish, employment growth and consumer confidence faltering. Many economists are now predicting an extended period of slow economic growth and recovery. And, to top it off “there are significant gaps and weaknesses […]

Leading Through Team Struggle: Spotting & Managing Signs

Insights: Managing Signs of “Struggle” in Teams It’s R U OK Day. A day we are truly passionate about. People and people in teams create outcomes. Simple as a statement, complex in execution! Do you know how your team is performing and if so, how do you measure it, especially under stress? Do you know […]

Horrible Bosses: Transforming Challenges into Opportunities

Intolerable bosses grind us down and even though you may devise a convoluted and seemingly foolproof plan to rid yourself of your horrible boss (not literally), there is always “Hope for Change.” Whilst this is not a prequel for the promotion of the next Horrible Bosses movie, it is a sequel to your life and […]