Change Leadership – How to Navigate the Best Way Forward When There is No Clear Path

Change Leadership – How to Navigate the Best Way Forward When There is No Clear Path​Listening to clients, following the media and reading LinkedIn Posts, I’m noticing many phrases describing both our present and post COVID-19 reality:When things go ‘back to normal’…The ‘new normal’…The ‘road to recovery’…But the truth is, nobody knows what any of […]

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REAL Leadership is What Your People Need Most Right Now

​​​How to manage ​​COVID-19 ​fear and ​panic​​Last week I was ​facilitating strategic planning workshops and coaching executives to manage what now looks like comparatively mundane problems.As businesses and organisations scramble to respond to the ​rapidly emerging, unprecedented global realities of ​Coron​avirus ​(COVID-19), ​​many leaders are feeling overwhelmed and under pressure.But, here’s the thing…​It will take […]

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How to Reduce Workplace Stress and Strengthen Social Connection

Why ​social connection ​​​at work matters and how to strengthen it Back in the ‘good old days’ there was regular time to down tools for birthday morning teas, bakeoffs, team lunches, theme days and Friday drinks. These were the benign enablers of organisational culture and trusted relationships. Yet, Opportunities to connect socially at work have all […]

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The Most Common Career Path Trap You Can Easily Avoid

Just because you CAN, doesn’t mean you SHOULD. . .When Jenny*, a well-regarded lawyer and director, was offered a place in her firm’s highly coveted ‘Fast Track to Partnership’ program, her manager, colleagues and family told her she’d be mad not to take it. It was an amazing honour that offered so much. Completing the program […]

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How to Make Working From Home Work Better For YOU

6 biggest work from home traps and simple ways to avoid themWith rapid advances in technology and more employers setting up flexible work practices, there’s never been a better time to work from home.But if the idea of working whenever you like; wearing what you like and doing what you like with no office politics […]

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How to Choose the Best Executive Coach for YOU

What to do when you don’t know which executive coach to chooseCongratulations!You’ve received approval to engage an Executive Coach. Your manager is supportive and now you’re keen to get started. But here’s the problem… which coach do you choose?Your manager may have recommended it for your leadership development. Maybe your HR advisor has given you a […]

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Why Most Workshops Fail and How to Make Yours Succeed

When you hear, “We’re having a workshop and you need to organize it,” do you fist pump with excitement or groan with despair?Workshops, Retreats and Planning Sessions can be a highly effective way to bring people together to:Create a new vision and plan an exciting future strategic directionSolve complex problemsMake important decisionsDesign a new structure […]

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Why NOW is the Time to STOP Acting and START Leading

An urgent plea to all temporary managers in an acting role!Coaching many smart managers across government, corporate and nonprofit sectors, I’m noticing a rising and worrying trend that’s hindering performance and results. Increasing secondments, lengthy acting roles and short term contracts are eroding #leadership confidence. Click to Tweet More than ever before, ‘temporary’ leaders are […]

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