How leaders gain confidence from their conviction about their value

As the only woman on the executive leadership team, Heather was often reluctant to speak. She replayed the team meetings and asked herself why she did not offer the gold of her insights, particularly in her area of expertise. Instead, she kept her thoughts to herself. If only she could be like the men around … Read more

Why great leaders are focused on who they need to be

David left a successful corporate career and built a flourishing new venture, something many corporate executives only dream of doing.  He attributes his success to the direct relationship between his behaviours, and how people respond to him.  There is a correlation with where he is at and how people respond to him.  Some days he … Read more

How market leaders gain organisation-wide ownership for their purpose

When Satya Nadella was appointed in 2014 as only the third CEO in Microsoft’s 40-year history, he knew that as well as the urgent need for Microsoft’s technology and business strategy to evolve, even more pressing was the need to develop its culture and redefine its purpose. 👇🏽 Microsoft embarked on an extensive effort to … Read more

How great leaders combine humility and ambition to change the game

As the CEO of a fast-growing business, Michael faces the challenge of scaling up to meet the expected demand for their products. He is mindful that scaling the business is as much a leadership challenge as it is a business challenge. He knows he needs to step up his leadership if he is to expect … Read more

How good leaders keep learning and growing

When Karen looks back over her thirty-year career, it amazes her that many people believed in her and supported her, perhaps more than she believed in herself at certain points in time. Their influence lives on not just because they believed in her, but also because through their example, they each taught her about important … Read more