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5 ways Coronavirus changed the leadership role

By Caroline Kennedy | Sep 23, 2020 |

  5 ways coronavirus has changed the leadership role.  The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our expectations of the leadership role. The swiftness of change and the uncertainty it inflicted on us has altered our values. We’re seeing leadership in a new light. Existing leaders now need to reassess their roles in response to the change.…

Can Empathy Be Taught?

By Caroline Kennedy | Mar 17, 2020 |

  Can Empathy Be Taught! Can you really be coached in empathy? A few weeks ago, I wrote a LinkedIn post with some observations about Scott Morrison’s low EQ and his inability to read interpersonal situations. He seems uncomfortable with emotion and struggles to appropriately respond to it. It’s no wonder he has hired an…

Leadership Lessons During Hard Times

Leadership Lessons During Hard Times

By Caroline Kennedy | Mar 17, 2020 |

Leadership Lesson During Hard Times! I led through the GFC when our industry was being disrupted – it was a crazy time, but we pulled through it, and we even bucked the trend with delivering growth when others failed. Lately, I’ve spoken with dozens of Executives, and CEOs. There’s an overwhelming sense that it’s a…

Real Leadership

This is real leadership.

By Caroline Kennedy | Mar 28, 2019 |

This is what real leadership looks like! Everyone is watching Jacinda Ardern, most of us with astonishment and respect. She is showing what real leadership looks like. Jacinta Ardern is a role model who leads with compassion, kindness, empathy, and love – yet is strong, determined and brave all at the same time. Her leadership…

Why You Should Hire A Top Business Coach To Propel Growth

By Caroline Kennedy | Feb 26, 2019 |

Why You Should Hire A Top Business Coach To Grow Running your own business can be a very daunting experience, and it can be very lonely too. It takes a unique skill set to take a business beyond 7 figures in revenue, and it’s okay for you not to have all the answers or have…

Leadership Styles

Leadership Styles: What Works, What Doesn’t

By Caroline Kennedy | Jan 10, 2019 |

  Leadership Styles: What Works, What Doesn’t In every business, there will always be a need to manage your employees. There are many types of leadership styles, but no single style is best as each has elements that are good and bad. Every organisation is different so your most effective leadership style will depend on…

Executive Coach In Melbourne

4 Misleading Myths About Hiring An Executive Coach In Melbourne

By Caroline Kennedy | Dec 12, 2018 |

4 Misleading Myths About Hiring An Executive Coach In Melbourne Busted Keeping a business on an upward trajectory, no matter the field is a challenging task. As the Alexander Pope saying goes, “To err is human.” Your business employs human beings, including yourself, who are naturally imperfect. We all make mistakes, but with the help…

Mastering Leadership

3 Ways Companies can Advance Women into Top Leadership.

By Caroline Kennedy | Nov 21, 2018 |

  3 Ways Companies can Advance Women into Top Leadership. We know it makes good business sense to have women in top leadership positions. The 2018 Delivering Through Diversity report from McKinsey & Co says, “Companies in the top-quartile for gender diversity on executive teams were 21% more likely to outperform on profitability…” Despite this,…

7 deadly Sins of Leadership

7 Deadly Sins of Leadership

By Caroline Kennedy | Nov 19, 2018 |

  7 deadly sins of leadership. If you’re looking for a way to sabotage your leadership career, disempower your team, alienate your network or “all of the above”, keep reading. I’m going to introduce you to the 7 deadly sins of leadership. If you commit just one of these sins, you’ll negatively impact your career,…

Leadership Influence

The Secrets of Leadership Influence for Every Leader

By Caroline Kennedy | Oct 19, 2018 |

  The Secrets of Leadership Influence for Every Leader Every leader wants to develop the power of influence to help them motivate and inspire others. It’s a key leadership skill, but it’s also an important one if you want to influence change, whether it’s through people or events. At the heart of influence is human…