Gender Equality in the C-Suite

100 Years Away from Gender Equality in the C-Suite

Various studies have long shown that women are underrepresented in top leadership roles in business, academia, government and NFP organizations the world over. Just last year, a 2015 study conducted by the non-profit LeanIn organization, in…
Lacking confidence

You Need to Read This

“Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage.” ―  Brene Brown, Have you ever felt overwhelmed or you have lost that belief in yourself? Unsure if the path you are taking is the right one? Lacking confidence ? Not happy…
engage your team

10 Ways to Engage Your Team and (more importantly) keep them engaged!

10 Ways to Engage Your Team and (more importantly) keep them engaged! “My model for business is The Beatles. They were four guys who kept each other’s kind of negative tendencies in check. They balanced each other and the total was greater…
Fear

5 Signs You’re a Brave Leader

The leaders who get the best results and achieve their goals are brave, even when times are tough. But bravery isn’t just about doing heroic things all the time; being vulnerable and other behaviours and attitudes are just as brave, so here…
Are You Feeling Fake

Are You Feeling Fake?

True story. I was sitting in front of a couple who owned a Leadership consulting company being interviewed for a Management Consultant role. I really needed this job as I had recently moved back to Australia from Shanghai and was a single mum…
Feeling Overwhelmed

Feeling Overwhelmed? Me Too.

Deep breath. Ever heard of the plumber who can’t fix his or her own pipes. That’s me! I coach in this space and hear about feeling overwhelmed every day from my clients then it struck me. I am in the same vortex. Literally today I woke…
Focus

Focus on what makes you rock

(every freakin’ minute, every day) Self-confidence is your best outfit: rock it and own it Only YOU matter. Focus on your talents, strengths, what you love, your passions, goals, dreams… Life is way too short not to focus on you. You…
Deal Breaker for SME's

Leadership a Deal Breaker for SME's & Start-Ups

This week I am the keynote speaker at the Ignite Conference at the Gympie Chamber on Leadership for SME’s, Start-Ups and Family Businesses. I have been reflecting on Leadership for SME’s a lot recently as well as speaking to many owners,…
female leader
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Top 5 reasons why you need an executive coach

You’ve built your business or career up through sheer hard work, focus, and grit. But is that enough to keep your business or career on track for growing success? Are you a reactive manager, making just-in-time decisions? Not sure if your…
Daring

Brilliantly Brave...

Breathe. I am brave. I get a lot of people saying to me - I don't know how you do it. Yes it is overwhelming. The mirror was recently put up in front of me. For some reason I lost my own sense of self in being brave. Here I am working with so…