Why leaders are using a new recipe to create capital

It has been a while since we held a physical event, so it was great to gather a group of leaders for a leadership roundtable event in Melbourne this week. We were fortunate to hear from Dr Richard Watson who is Regents Professor and the J. Rex Fuqua Distinguished Chair for Internet Strategy in the … Read more

How outstanding leaders find new depths to their leadership

You may have noticed how you can find new depths to your leadership ability when you confront new challenges. Maybe you were thrown in at the deep end and discovered something you did not know about your leadership capability. Catherine had this experience when she won a new role. She had pitched herself at an … Read more

How outstanding leaders show up and develop themselves every day

The sign on all the doors of the United States Olympic Training Center says, “Not Every Four Years, Every Day.” The sign reminds athletes that success comes from practising every day, not just competing at the Olympics. It is a reminder that champions develop themselves with daily practice. Elite athletes and outstanding leaders face a … Read more

Silence is Golden

There is a new book out that honours the age-old proverb, Silence is Golden. One school of thought is the origin of the phrase, “If speech is of silver, then silence is of gold” comes from Solomon, the great king of wisdom. The words are shorthand for the wisdom of knowing when to speak and … Read more

Why we need help to discover what is hiding in plain sight

I was walking a familiar route near home when a woman who was approaching from the opposite direction disappeared into the bushes. Where did she go, I wondered? As I got closer to where she had disappeared, I discovered a pedestrian laneway I had never seen before, even though I have walked past it hundreds … Read more