Are you a future ready organisation – 3 important steps beyond perseverance

future ready organisation

Future ready organisations: 3 steps beyond perseverance. It is almost a year now since McKinsey&Co published their article, “Overcoming pandemic fatigue: How to reenergize organizations for the long run.” The writers said perseverance and determination aren’t enough for organisational or personal survival. The report told us: 75 percent of employees in the United States1 and…

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Leadership moments: how to seize these opportunities to influence

Leadership Moments

Seizing your leadership moments. Recently I’ve been thinking a lot about “carpe diem” which means “pluck the day.” As I said in my earlier post, pluck those big, juicy opportunities when you see them. This led me to thinking about moments of leadership opportunity and how often we miss them. Leadership moments are often gone…

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Why: a lesson in leadership and influence from Telstra

a lesson in leadership and influence

Why: a lesson in leadership and influence from Telstra. While watching TV recently I noticed the new Telstra ad, “Australia is why.” Have you seen it? It’s a perfect example of the importance of your ‘why’ or ‘purpose.’ By now you’re probably familiar with Simon Sinek’s “Start with Why” and Telstra has obviously been paying…

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The subtle art of INFLUENCE & LEADERSHIP

The subtle art of LEADERSHIP & INFLUENCE

The subtle art of INFLUENCE & LEADERSHIP Many people want to be leaders, but they go about it in all of the wrong ways. Some people think that it’s a title that means they’re in charge and that everyone needs to listen to them and do as they say. Leadership is nothing like that at…

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Are you a leader or a controller?

Are you a leader or a controller

Are you a leader or a controller? Have you ever stopped to consider your leadership style? Do you lead your team or control them? I recently asked these questions of my client. I wanted him to reflect on his interactions with the team. As I listened to him, I felt he was making excuses for…

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Challenges for women in leadership

challenges for women in leadership

What are the challenges for women in leadership, and how to overcome them? Despite the fact that companies which have women in senior management are known to be more productive and more profitable, women are still underrepresented at leadership levels. The 2020 statistics. The WGEA recently released the 2020 gender workplace statistics and they are…

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Influential Leadership – 3 ways to become more influential.

What is influence in leadership

What is influence in leadership? – 3 ways changing your perspective will make you a more influential leader. In the leadership role, everything you want to achieve depends on your level of influence. If you can’t influence people, you can’t effectively lead them, particularly when times are as challenging as they have been this year.…

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Leadership skills – what lens are you looking through?


Leadership Skills – What Lens Are You Looking Through Today? In my coaching with leaders, influence is the missing piece that comes up time and time again. I’m sure you’re familiar with the expression “we see what we want to see.” It’s true. We see the world from our own perspective and our lens isn’t…

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