New Leaders In the Business

Mr. John Smith is new to XYZ Limited, having been recruited from an almost identical company, and successfully attaining the role of team leader. John is enthusiastic and passionate. He believes he knows the job inside out already, and is keen to increase productivity and reduce costs straight up to prove he was the right…

Neuroscience of Leadership

Understanding the brain in terms of leadership effectiveness has been one of the most powerful learnings I have encountered in my work, role and with my teams. The focus of the workshop was on learning and memory, how the brain responds to change, lifting employee engagement and creativity, collaboration and finally a favourite of mine…

Need to make some tough choices? Ask a woman

A few years ago I read an article on women and power which claimed that many of the financial problems we had in the world at the time, such as the Wall Street crash, would not have happened if women were in charge. The writer referred to research by John Coates, a Neuroscientist at University…

National Association of Women in Construction

Recently I had the opportunity to speak in front of 40 women who work in the engineering and construction space. This was part of the NAWIC Leading Ladies Seminar Series.  I wanted to present an inspiring and practical workshop around understanding the power of the female brain and how to use it more effectively in…

Managing the Mental Health of Your Team

With each passing year it seems that our lives become busier, and more stressful. The Internet has helped all of us to reach out into the world and become more connected with one another, as well as more informed. This increase in knowledge and constant connection, however, makes it difficult to unplug and take a…