How having a sense of purpose is key to a positive culture

Leaders say maintaining a positive culture is their highest priority with working from home or in a hybrid model. That is the key finding from my poll about the main challenge leaders face at the moment. Creating a positive culture is not just a feel-good thing, though. Research suggests employee wellbeing is linked with a positive … Read more

How do you spend your time when you are working from home?

A common refrain, especially from those of us working from home in lockdown, is how fast the time flies. Days blur into weeks and months. The end of the year is fast approaching. Or maybe the time drags for you based at home or working in a hybrid model. It is like Groundhog Day, where … Read more

Why leaders who maintain a positive culture get the best results

Thank you to everyone who responded to last week’s survey about how hybrid working is affecting leaders. I asked, what is the main challenge leaders face with a working from home/hybrid model? The results from my newsletter survey and an identical poll I conducted on LinkedIn (in percentages) are: Maintaining a positive culture 43% Supporting … Read more

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

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