Recruiting with your whole brain…

In any business, you are only as good as your team, so recruiting staff is one of the most important activities and requires time, research and diligence. One of the common recruiting mistakes is hiring in your own image, or ‘mirror hiring’. It’s human nature to be drawn to people who we feel familiar and…

Purpose Rocks

To me, the purpose is everything. It ROCKS! It is the WHY I do what I do. Why do I want to make a difference? Why do I keep getting up every day even when I get those knocks or setbacks? Why do I want to continue to inspire, lead and coach others? My purpose.…

Power of the Mix

Men and women are different – physically of course this is obvious – but what is not so obvious from first glance is the difference in the brain’s form and function between the two.  As a leader it is important to understand this fact because the power of your team lies in the mix of…

Power of the Early Adopter – How Change Builds Momentum!

Have you seen the video clip called “First Follower: Leadership Lessons from Dancing Guy”?   If not, take a look at it because it’s the perfect illustration of change in action. The clip is part of a TED talk given by Derek Sivers where he talks about how to create a movement, and why the first…

Leadership Truths

Are you an executive, a Vice President, a manager, a politician, a sole practitioner or simply a worker? No matter what position you have got today, you need to embrace the following truths to become a leader initially in your own life. Check out these leadership truths you should know this 2015. You Create the…

Leadership Development – what does the future look like?

Recently I read a very powerful and insightful whitepaper by Nick Petrie from the Centre of Creative Leadership. What struck me as I read through the pages of the trends in Leadership Development was the term, putting “Development” back into Leadership Development. LeadershipHQ are consistently researching, reading and reflecting on our methods, content and most…

Leadership by Walking Around (LWBA)

Team productivity, confidence, and self-reliance come from many sources, but the primary influence is the atmosphere created by leadership. Employees are given the reign and trust to complete tasks they are proficient in, to speak out when issues arise, and to add a new perspective to projects underway. This doesn’t happen on its own, but…