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Bigger Team – Different Skills

27.10.2022

Teams change all the time. People come and go, and organisations go through re-structures. We onboard, manage, lead and let…

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12.10.2022

I work with hundreds of department heads and people leaders all over the world and a common theme I am…

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Is quiet quitting about bad leadership?

21.09.2022

I had been tossing up if I should write about this hot topic of ‘quiet quitting’. Is it just a…

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What people need and want – influencing through values

18.08.2022

Influencing others to make a buying (or buy-in) decision has been part of my working life for almost three decades….

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Emotions are Data

20.07.2022

For the longest time, I thought that emotions happen to us and that they are our directive. I had been…

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Millennials are on the rise. And what that means for leadership

30.06.2022

The news headline ‘Millennials Match Boomers for Population Share’ caught my attention this week. In Australia, the government conducts a…

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Our Big Plans for 2022

16.06.2022

As we are nearing the half-year mark of 2022 (can you believe it?), I have started to look back and…

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I did a thing…

11.05.2022

I did a thing…. I started using the renowned DISC Assessment tools and reports in 2015, back when I lived…

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Get Out of Your Head

20.04.2022

Do you find yourself living in your head from time to time? Where your brain doesn’t switch off? Do you…

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Adopt a Change Mindset

07.04.2022

Gone are the times when change management is a once-in-a-while necessity pegged to a project we have taken on in…

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Leadership Pillar 4: Lead the Future

09.03.2022

I often think about the time Bill Gates changed the world. A computer on every desk in every home was…

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Leadership Pillar 3: Lead Change

23.02.2022

The world, particularly over the last 2 years, has been disrupted like never before and we are still experiencing rapid,…

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Leadership Pillar 2: Lead-Others

10.02.2022

Did you know that one in two employees leave their jobs because of their manager? I know you’ve heard it before and Gallup…

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Leadership Pillar 1: Lead Self

27.01.2022

Did you know that 30% of Fortune 500 CEOs last less than three years? Why? Because they are not good…

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The 4 Pillars of Leadership

12.01.2022

I was ruminating about the last 15 years or so of my career the other day. I have gone from…

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A very Happy New Year 2022

29.12.2021

While reading this last newsletter of 2021, I hope you are somewhere nice: sitting on a beach sipping a cocktail,…

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Sympathy, Empathy or Compassion – What’s the best approach?

01.12.2021

A lot of my work currently is helping leaders to manage mental health, deal with pressure and get through the…

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Workplace Culture 2.0: Flexibility by way of autonomy

17.11.2021

As we start returning to our offices, organisations are creating new workplace structures that fit the bill of hybrid working….

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The Fear of Being Human

03.11.2021

As the world of work is changing around us, with younger generations stepping into leadership roles and organisations focussing on…

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Emotional Agility

20.10.2021

‘The prevailing wisdom says that difficult thoughts and feelings have no place at the office: Executives, and particularly leaders, should…

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