You Can Lead a Horse to Water.

Have you ever had a situation where you can see the potential in someone? Whether that be sporting, academic, creative, leadership or even confidence; you can see it in the person well before they recognise it. So you work with them, provide opportunities for them to step up, you coach and encourage them, invest time […]

Creating Two Types of Momentum.

We have flipped the calendar page over for the second last time in 2018. We’re now on the home stretch. I do love this time of year, it’s spring, daylight savings kicks in for many of us and there is a more festive feel in the air. That being said there are many distractions to […]

Busy Can No Longer be Your Catch Cry if You Want to Be Successful.

Here’s a challenge, find someone today who is not busy. We’re busy ticking off our to-do lists, trying to run a business or manage our career. We’re busy hopping from meeting to meeting, trying to manage our team. We’re busy meeting client expectations, ensuring cash flow and results are where they need to be. We’re […]

Your Leadership Anchor

“Just as your car runs more smoothly and requires less energy to go faster and farther when the wheels are in perfect alignment, you perform better when your thoughts, feelings, emotions, goals, and values are in balance.” ~ Brian Tracy Have you ever worked with someone who was his or her own downfall? They have […]

Culture – The Heart and Soul of Your Business.

The culture is the lifeblood of any organisation regardless of size – it’s the heart and soul. It’s at the centre of talent retention and acquisition, business performance and overall team engagement. Culture is defined in many ways but a simple dictionary definition is the ideas, customs, and social behaviour of a particular people or […]

Five Tips for Having Meaningful Performance Conversations.

As the end of the year draws closer, so do the often-dreaded performance conversations. The long trek down to the Boss’s office to talk about you; what you have done, how you have performed, how you have added value, can be confronting and downright scary for some. There’s debate as to whether performance reviews should […]

When Expectations Cross the Line and Border on Harassment.

I was chatting to an attendee at an event I spoke at in Brisbane last week. David was telling me of the challenge he had with managing his manager John’s expectations. John was an insomniac and workaholic. He worked long into the night and started very early in the morning. Which is John’s choice. If […]

A Leadership Lesson From a Tiger.

It’s a difficult time to be a leader. There’s so much chaos, complexity and change to navigate whilst also working out how to best manage and lead the people you have working for you or around you. The weight of expectation can be quite hard to deal with. It can challenge the very best of […]

The Five Secrets of the Super Organised.

Have you noticed how some people are incredibly organised? Despite the fact their demands are similar to yours – they have a demanding job, children to care for, a partner to love, their health to look and some resemblance of a social life. How on earth do they do it? We all have the same […]

Time for a Culture Pulse Check.

Culture is the lifeblood of an organisation, regardless of size. It can make or break a business and the people within it. The culture of an organisation permeates beyond the 4 walls of the working environment and impacts on the employees’ personal lives also. We know that right? Then why do some organisations just get […]