Understanding how hybrid working is affecting leaders

Leaders everywhere are struggling with the challenge of remote working. If you are a leader in Melbourne or Sydney, chances are you are working from home. In other parts of the world, you may use a hybrid model. Either way, leaders face multiple challenges. Expectations Many people report that clients and management still expect as … Read more

Smart leaders give others a say in aligning on a common purpose

There is an ancient Indian parable about six blind men, none of whom had ever encountered an elephant before. The way they learn about the elephant is by touching it. Each blind man feels a different single part of the elephant’s body, the side, a leg or it’s tusk. They describe the elephant from their … Read more

Why leaders who get the best from people achieve bigger results

I have found when I ask people about a leader who has had an important influence in their career, they often talk about someone who believed in them, more than they believed in themselves at that point in time. Maybe you have experienced that type of leader who brought out the best version of you.   … Read more

How leaders move outside their comfort zone to change the game

Annette’s boss gave her the feedback he wanted to see her playing a more strategic role, helping future proof the business. He could count her on as a safe pair of hands in day-to-day operational matters, but not on strategic issues because she was too busy fighting fires. A nagging sense of not fulfilling her … Read more

How leaders can reinvent themselves and help others flourish

When I first met my client Jamie, his brilliant mind enthralled me. He could break down any topic we discussed, make connections, and come up with deep insights. We discovered ‘structured thinking’ was his inherent strength. It led him into the cyber security field and sped up his career as an outstanding individual contributor. But … Read more