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Four Steps To Help You Successfully Start 2023

Now that there is a gap between Christmas and New Year, I thought I would share with you my plan for achieving a successful start to 2023 😊 Loose Ends (allow 1 – 2 weeks) Close out 2022 – be realistic re: 1. What you can close out 2. What you must carry forward 3. […]

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How To Be That Diamond Your Boss Is Looking For!

When it’s all said and done, bosses the world over are looking for someone who is dependable… Diamonds come in all shapes and sizes. Employees do too. Interesting, isn’t it.? Those “diamonds” who create the most value at work are the ones that are reliable. To be a diamond, doesn’t mean being a world beater. […]

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How A Leader Can Become a Better Listener

If a leader you know isn’t listening, it’s time for you to grab their attention! A leader can be one person, or it can be a group of people seeking to achieve a particular purpose. Even in the most equitable of societies, organisations or groups, there are leaders. We often hear the term leadership group, […]

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Understanding The Myth Of The Neat Office!

Should you have a neat and tidy office? Should it be organised? Should you use a fake backdrop during video conferencing? When I started work, you had to be quiet, sit at your desk and weren’t allowed to talk. If you had an office, it had to be sterile, almost minimalist. The war regarding the […]

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Understanding Leadership Dynamics – Part 1

How lack of clarity by those who lead you affects the good work you do! Have you ever wondered why the good work you do gets lost within your organisation, or never sees the light of day, or is just plainly misunderstood? Those who have worked with me know there is one message I preach […]

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Keeping Up With The Latest Leadership Trends – Three Questions Aspiring Leaders Need To Ask Themselves

In today’s world of the post information super highway, how does an aspiring leader, or an established leader for that matter, keep up with the latest leadership trends without getting lost in all the information that is available at their fingertips? Information Super Highway – an electronic network that moves information around really fast e.g. […]

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Team Members as Leaders – In 4 Easy Steps

In today’s post, I thought I would revisit and share with you Bruce Tuckman’s model regarding teams, however, this time from an approach of encouraging team members as leaders… For those who don’t know, Bruce Tuckman (Smith, 2005) was an educational psychologist who came up with a model regarding small groups (teams) that I believe […]

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The Legacy of Greatness – Vale Bacchus

In the space of a day, last Friday, Australian sport and the cricketing world lost two giants of the game – Rod Marsh and Shane Warne. My story is about one of those legends – the colossus known as Bacchus! Rod Marsh aka Bacchus (Iron Gloves ) He loomed over my earliest cricket memories like […]

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The Way To A CEO’s Heart – One Clear Rule ♥️

So here we are, it’s Valentine’s Day once again and I thought I would share some musings on how to reach a CEO’s heart. Valentine’s Day in a Previous Life I have (we have) never been great observers of Valentine’s Day. We have done the odd thing here and there over the years, but nothing […]

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If You Were A Sailor, What Type of Leader Would You Be? Exploring the 8 Styles of Leadership

I thought I would have some fun regarding leadership styles and applying them to the Golden Age of Sail… From the mid 1600s through to the sub mid 1700s, buccaneers, pirates and naval captains were busily plying their respective trades. It was all about the treasure, and in particular, the treasure of Spain. After this […]

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