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Leadership - My Perspective

Feeling very grateful to be included in Rebecca Taylor's amazing Female Leadership campaign.Read my view of great leadership: click here
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Practicing Compassionate Leadership

How do you respond to problems with staff as a leader? Do you get frustrated or do you choose compassion and effectively coach others? Responding with frustr...
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Grow Your Team - Tips For Effective Team Coaching

Maximising the potential of your team is a key priority for most organisations. How can you develop your team to ensure they continue to make progress? Focu...
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Practicing Mindful Leadership

Mindfulness is being taught and practiced in a growing number of organisations to improve wellbeing and performance. For many it is a commitment to improving...
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Address Feedback Avoidance

Providing truthful, direct and specific feedback at work has been proven to positively influence employee performance. Creating a culture where leaders inter...
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Beyond Success - A Leader's Perspective

At last week’s “Mind and its Potential” Conference in Sydney, Ruth Ostrow interviewed Gordon Cairns, 63, who in the past has led Lion Nathan, Arnotts and Pep...
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Motivating Others Effectively

As a leader what do you do to motivate others effectively? Do you: Develop and maintain relationships?Coach and develop others?Provide support and recognitio...
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Successful Traits of Senior Leaders

Jeffrey Gedmin, President and CEO of the Legatum Institute in London, in his article on "What's to be learned from ousted Leaders?" (HBR, August 23, 2013)&nb...
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Hope Improves Work Outcomes

At the World Congress of Positive Psychology (June 2013), Shane Lopez, Professor at the University of Kansas School of Business and Gallup senior scientist d...
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Energise Your Team

Leaders can directly impact the energy and productiveness of their team. Dr. Heidi Halvorson from Columbia’s Motivation Science Centre, believes that “findin...
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Coach Staff Effectively

Coaching is a constructive communication style that Leaders need to adopt to have a positive impact on an organisation. It is about effective communication a...
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Effective Leadership and Control

Having clarity as leaders about what we can and can’t control enables us to effectively manage our stress and minimises the concerns over things that we ...
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Cultivate an attitude of gratitude - Podcast Episode

In our latest podcast episode (Cultivate an attitude of gratitude ), Danny Blackford and I focus on strategies to cultivate your gratitude and increase ...
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Social media pause

I am back today after taking a social media mini vacation over the weekend-lol. I just wanted to share the thought process for me.I love creating conten...
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Mindful Journaling

Mindfulness is about cultivating our attention in the present moment without judgement.  There are many ways to cultivate our mindfulness outside medita...
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Navigating uncertainty

If you are feeling fear, frustration and unhappiness with the uncertainty of your current situation, lean on your self- care practices that give you com...
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Reducing Environmental Stress and Fatigue

On this podcast episode Danny Blackford and I interview, Lee Chambers, Environmental Psychologist and Wellbeing Consultant.Lee is based in the...
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