The Jerk!

They are real. They are out there. We have worked with them, for them and lead them. For whatever reason provenance has deemed necessary, there will often be that one person in a working environment that no amount of coaching or compassion will breach. These narcissistic jerks cause disruption, anxiety, pressure, and even hostile work…

Board Leadership Matters

Recently I worked with Kylie Hammond from the Directors Institute on a Fast Track Masterclass for Boards during which we covered Board Career Planning and Strategy as well as Board Leadership. It was an incredible day with 28 current and future Board Directors. Leadership on Boards is pivotal. Why? Much has been written about governance on boards,…

Collective Leadership

The concept of collective leadership is that we each, within us, have the capacity to be a leader. Thus, organisations who share this value encourage this internal leader to emerge, and to become an integral part of the business. Rather than managing or directing employees, having them follow manuals and procedures to the letter and…