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 […]

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 […]

The Ability of Leaders to Pick and Choose.

“Action expresses priorities” Mahatma Gandhi There’s a key point I make in my ‘Busy? What are you busy doing?’ workshops that really encourages people stop and think about the real meaning of their language when we tell others we’re ‘too busy’ to return a call, respond to an email, send them information, show up to […]

The Addiction That Consumed My Values.

I was an addict! There I said it. It took me a long time to realise that I was addicted to busy. I started my business in 2008 with the perhaps naïve goals of having more flexibility and time to do what I wanted to do personally. I say my goals were naïve because they […]

Untested Leadership in 2011.

I’ve never really been interested in politics. But now I find it fascinating! It’s certainly not the policies. It’s the people! It’s not because they are dynamic either, it’s because they’re so….welll……bland! Now I am only guessing here because as I said I wasn’t all that interested in politics in the past. I think together […]

Leadership Values

True leaders know what they value. Their values are then demonstrated through their behaviours and if they are courageous, communicated to their tribe. A leader’s values should be evident, as they should be reflected in their actions and decisions every day. This then provides their tribe with a certain level of expectation and trust. The […]