Leadership, Seasons and Certainty – What’s the Correlation?

I love summer. I love the smell of it, the bright sunny days, the sunsets, the warm breeze and how the blue sky seems to put a spring in your step. One of the benefits of living in Melbourne is we do get to experience four seasons, sometimes all in one day! We know our […]

Captain Courageous.

Aristotle called courage the first virtue because it makes all of the other virtues possible. It’s one of the most important virtues you can have as a leader in today’s business world. Think about the expectations of leaders today. You must be able to innovate, ideate, collaborate and constantly disrupt how you are thinking. All […]

Bringing Sexy Back to Process.

When you say the word process, when you think process, when you do process, you often think ‘boring’. Process has no pizzazz to it. It can be a bit like groundhog day doing the series of steps to get you to an end goal that is ultimately what a process is. It’s a little bland especially when […]

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 […]

What Really Matters.

We often we craft our lives around our business or career, rather than crafting our business or career around our lives and what is really important to us. This is evident from the high rates of depression and anxiety in Western society. We’re not happy and in part this is caused by doing things that […]

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 […]

What Doesn’t Get Done Gets Noticed!

What has happened to customer service? Has the ability to be polite, considerate and interested in our client been absorbed by technology or busyness? Have we lost the ability to deliver on promises? Great client service now seems to be the exception to the rule rather than something that is consistently experienced. One of my […]

Could a Remedial Massage Help Your Leadership?

Have you ever had a remedial massage before? There will be no mistaking it. I experienced my first one about a month ago. A massage therapist suggested it and I naively thought it would be a slightly deeper massage than usual. Well my eyes were opened, particularly when he started by using his elbows and […]

When Busy Becomes an Unhealthy Game.

There’s often competition amongst a team of people. Who can hit their KPI’s first, who can get the best feedback from their clients, who can get the attention of the CEO or who can move up the ladder quickest. There’s nothing wrong with a bit of healthy competition in a workplace right? What about when […]

Expert Interview – How to Stay Relevant and Engage Our Four Generations.

There are many incredibly powerful leaders in our world and Adam Rowse, of Barclay’s Bank, UK, is one of them. Adam is a dynamic leader who has climbed the success ladder quickly through his natural ability to engage and communicate with people of all walks of life. He is incredibly intelligent and well credentialed, but […]