Research show significant gaps in Australian leadership and management

Do you notice managers using the same approach, day in, day out, year in, year out? This will last for a while, however times they are a changing and we need leaders for the future! Research is showing that many Australian leaders are not well-trained for the job undermining the ability of Australian organisations to…

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…

Engaging and Motivating Remote Teams

How engaged and motivated is your team? Do you understand their personality types, what drives them and how they operate under pressure? Leadership capability is stretched even more with remote team working! As a leader of a remote team, you need to know if your “wheels are spinning” or you have engaged everyone with their…

The Value of Kindness and Narcissists can be kind too

The Value of Kindness What value do you place on kindness? In some workplaces, it can be considered a sign of weakness! Also, considering the range of personality types and behaviours that we come across it can be considered that there is no room for kindness by some, for example within narcissists. This is a…

Get Free of Goal Shame

Have you achieved your Goals? Just sit with this statement for a moment and see what comes up! Possible thoughts could be, I haven’t achieved my goal and I am inadequate and unworthy of the goals I’ve set. Or, I am afraid to share my goals for fear of judgment. It’s important to understand your…

What working from home can teach us about Leadership?

Remote working is a challenge for leadership! As a leader of a remote team, how did you respond in a Zoom call with a team member being interrupted by barking dogs, children somersaulting in the background? Did you reschedule the call, hand over to someone else, or understood, empathised and engaged at a human level…

Communication Secrets of Remote Teams

Remote team working is here to stay! And, a number of challenges exist in remote team management such as interruption to work/home life, loneliness and technology glitches, however one of the biggest challenges is ensuring you have effective communications. To overcome this, new ways of working must be established through trust and shared commitment supported…

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.…

How to Build Trust

Trust is a very powerful word and there are many examples of trust in action! The bushfire crisis has highlighted incredible examples of community support and caring for each other: the Australian spirit coming to the forefront during a crisis built on a foundation of trust. Also, new levels of trust emerged with managing remote…

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.…