09 Nov

Leadership starts with Confidence

It’s no secret that leadership has become more challenging. We’ve entered the age of Durable Disruption – an era of never-ending change – and we’re all feeling the impact on our resilience, our adaptability and our working relationships. Leaders are
31 Oct

Are you Leading ‘Through’ Change still?

Are you Leading ‘Through’ Change still?
Are you Leading ‘Through’ Change still? The current thinking around Change Management focuses on understanding why the change is happening and how things will be better once we adopt it. There is still this concept of ‘getting through’ change. This
23 Oct

5 Tips to stop feeling overwhelmed

5 Tips to stop feeling overwhelmed
5 Tips to stop feeling overwhelmed Ever felt like you can’t see the wood for the trees? Ask any leader today and they’ll tell you they’ve been overwhelmed. It might be workload, complexity, ambiguity, changeability, conflicting demands, fear of
14 Oct

3 ways to reduce friction in your team

3 ways to reduce friction in your team
3 ways to reduce friction in your team Our work-life is like a fast-moving sports game these days – we’re constantly adjusting, swerving, and switching to stay competitive. Like all sports teams, there are moments of friction where things
13 Oct

What will move the dial on Talent in 2020?

What will move the dial on Talent in 2020?
What will move the dial on Talent in 2020? Mercer’s 2019 Talent Trends study shows that 97% of executives expect to see increased competition for talent over the next 12 months and 52% already see the length of time it
08 Oct

Collaboration – avoiding a no or getting a yes?

Collaboration – more about avoiding a no than getting a yes?
Collaboration – avoiding a no or getting a yes? Be more collaborative. We’ve heard it before. But how do you generate true collaboration? • A new structure? • A new #collaboration platform? • More streamlined processes? All of the above
10 Sep

Leadership – a crisis of confidence?

Leadership – a crisis of confidence?
Leadership – a crisis of confidence? One of my clients was tired last week. When I asked him why he said: “Work used to feel like intense sprints punctuated by rest periods. Now it feels like a marathon. At sprint
08 Aug

‘NO’ the most powerful word in the world

NO the most powerful word in the world
“No” the most powerful word in the world? Possibly…. Does “there’s just not enough hours in the day” sound familiar? As leaders, Time is often our scarcest resource and in an increasingly complex landscape, it’s easy to be pulled in
06 Aug

Is a return to work a ‘return to worth’?

Is a return to work a ‘return to worth’?
Is a return to work a ‘return to worth’? I recently overheard a conversation between a return to work mum and her recruiter, clearly discussing the prospect of an offer for an executive position. The recruiter was trying to set