Is Leadership a routine?

Is Leadership a routine? What routine do you have as a leader? Do think about your regular routines, or, just get “caught up” in the busyness of life and then realise how quickly time goes by. Then, one day you may realise “you could have done something different.” It’s never too late and the time…

Time to Assess Your Leadership

How would you assess yourself as a leader? Have you completed a 360 degree assessment? How do you compare to a recognised leadership capability framework? We don’t know what we don’t know! So, take some time and step aside from your existing role for a moment, and observe the messages that may have been coming…

Zoomed to Lead

Zoom in, Zoom out, Connect, Disconnect…….I’m over remote working and training! First option, swipe out! Outcome: career limiting! Second option: Step up and build your leadership capability by being totally involved in training and online webinars for leading remotely. You have an opportunity to move into new leadership territory and training is a key to…

Congratulations! You are leading a difficult team remotely.

Here’s the good news! You’ve just been promoted to a manager role. Congratulations! Now here’s the not so good news. All staff are working remotely and, many of them are difficult! So, what do you do? Still want the role, or say no thanks and shoot yourself in the foot with your future career? Or,…

What Drives You?

Who is freakin exhausted? I know many of us are feeling a little shattered by 2020 (I am!) and I wanted to share some great insights into how to stay driven and focused. The best leaders and managers influence drive (and don’t forget courage and kindness)! I am focusing on the below BIG TIME for…

How to have Courageous Conversations

How to have Courageous Conversations Difficult people do exist at work.  Difficult people come in every variety and no workplace is without them.  How difficult you find that person to deal with depends on your self-esteem, your self-confidence and your professional courage.  Dealing with difficult people is easier when the person is just generally obnoxious…

Great Leadership Teams “Optimise Collaboration”

How would you cope as an astronaut in space when you are on the way to the moon and a disaster occurs? This is about the most extreme working situation you can imagine where the collaboration model is being highly stress tested. Current circumstances are certainly testing the collaboration model in many ways of course,…

Great Leaders are Great Communicators

Communicate to Lead Does this sound familiar? You receive a text message: HOW R U? Your response out of a range of possibilities: somewhere between GR8 and NC! So in the latter case, how many text messages do you think might follow – more than 1, 2 or 3 to get to know the real…

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly A well-remembered phrase! Now, can you separate the good from the ugly in your executive team? Sometimes we all get caught up with the pace and pressures of business and can’t see the wood for the trees, when in fact, if we “paused and sat back from this”…