Change Your Thinking, Change Your Outcome.

How will 2019 differ to your 2018? Most people want to get better year on year. They want to improve in a certain area, leverage what they have done well or embarked on a new challenge. Many want to spend their time much more wisely and stick to important priorities. And some just want this […]

Assumptions and Three Little Guys.

When I was walking along the street yesterday, I noticed three little guys in their school uniform. I would guess their ages to be between 9 and 6. Obviously, they were brothers walking to school.  One was bouncing his basketball and the other was holding hands with his brother who had down syndrome. As they […]

How You Communicate Matters.

I was engaged to work for a small business, with 30 team members, to improve communication within the business. Everyone knew there was a toxic culture in the workplace. People weren’t getting along and engagement levels were low. The leaders believed this had nothing to do with the leadership, but rather people not liking the […]

Avoiding the Weeds Whilst Working From Home.

I had an amusing conversation with a client the other day. She was telling me how she wanted to work from home more but is worried about the impact on her productivity because she gets very distracted. She went on to tell me about a time when she was studying. She was at her desk […]

Lessons from a Very Public Fiasco.

“Everything rises and falls on leadership”. John C Maxwell Organisations large and small can all take something away from the horrendous report into our cricketing organisation. Cricket Australia is again in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. The report into Cricket Australia’s culture and the Australian Cricket team culture reveals damning evidence of bullying, […]

Why Do You Do It That Way?

We’re often challenged and encouraged to understand the ‘why’ behind what we do. To understand and connect to the greater purpose of our actions so we can make strong decisions, push through challenges, stay aligned with the work we love and recognise the right opportunities for us.  It’s essential to communicating effectively and leading people […]

When No One is Talking the Hard Stuff.

Have you ever been part of a team where one or a couple of people weren’t pulling their weight? They were getting away with things they shouldn’t be and you were left feeling very frustrated about it. Did you wonder where the feedback was? It was probably a situation where everyone was thinking about giving […]

Reflection Relevance

To literally stop and think when things are chaotic and going at a thousand miles an hour, can seem counterintuitive and even ridiculous! Who has time to do that? The more relevant question is “who can afford not to”? Reflection time is either accepted or not by people. Some see it as a waste of […]

Respected or Liked? That’s the Question.

“The behaviour you walk past is the standard you accept” – Lieutenant General David Morrison We all like to be liked. We’re human after all and the need to be liked is a childhood need that chases us into adulthood. We like to think and feel that we are accepted and that we belong. It’s […]

The Value of Flexibility

“To make flexibility work, it is not only necessary to change our attitude about who is a good worker and who is not, but we have to train managers at all levels to recognize the difference between the number of hours worked and the quality of work produced.” Madeleine M Kunin Smart leaders will know […]