Leadership Starts Young

I recently spoke at the Meridian State College to student leaders about leadership. I highlighted that leadership is an attitude and we need to empower our youth and future leaders with skills in leadership. The presentation was very well received with lots of interesting questions how student leaders can make a difference every day. As…

LEADERSHIP VALUE HIRING

LEADERSHIP VALUE HIRING Have you ever been at the receiving end of bad hiring, either for yourself, someone who joined your team, or your boss? The end result, stress, bad interactions and then you have to start the cycle all over again: very clearly reflected in Einstein’s definition of insanity – “doing the same thing…

Leadership in Succession

Leadership in Succession Do you ever have time to consider your leadership future with the pace of change, the increased speed of business and technology impacts? It is important that you consider how you might fit into future leadership succession plans in your business, or how you might set up plans for others! The workforce…

Partnering and Nominating for 2021 Outstanding Leadership Awards

Partnering and Nominating for 2021 Outstanding Leadership Awards What an incredible evening on Friday 16th October 2020 with over 200 leaders at our Gala Outstanding Leadership Awards 2020 Event and 200 people on our live-stream! What an incredible 2020 Outstanding Leadership Awards…!  Thank you so much for everyone who were part of our awards and movement…

Importance of Kindness at Work

By Sonia McDonald CEO & founder LeadershipHQ & McDonald Inc., Author and Keynote Speaker. When you think of traditional office culture, there are many things that are given importance above being kind. In fact, kindness isn’t even on the radar a lot of the time. Being competitive, confident (almost to the point of being arrogant),…

We Need to Celebrate Kind and Courageous Leadership

When I look at leadership today, it concerns me. It concerns my team, my daughter, my peers and those I care about. At times we can get despondent about leadership and who we see leading our companies, communities and countries especially in the media. In turn, we still see and hear stories of poor leadership,…

9 Tips for Feeling Less Overwhelmed and Exhausted

9 Tips for Feeling Less Overwhelmed and Exhausted It’s that time of year. My clients are feeling it, my team are counting down the days and I am feeling rather exhausted. No matter what our personal or professional lives involve, feeling overwhelmed and exhausted happens to each and every one of us at many points in…