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 Skills: Top 10 Skills Needed for 2021

Leadership Skills: Top 10 Skills Needed for 2021 When was the last time you completed a skills check for yourself? And, did you check against your career plan and did this highlight gaps? With the upheaval everyone has faced during the previous 12 months, there are new leadership opportunities available for everyone, if you have…

Leadership routine brief explanation

Is Leadership a routine? What leadership routine do you have as a leader? Do think about your regular routines, or, just get “caught up” in the busyness of life and then realise how quickly time goes by. Then, one day you may realise “you could have done something different.” It’s never too late and the…

Leadership Assessment time to Assess

How would you assess yourself as a leader? Have you completed a leadership assessment? How do you compare to a recognised leadership assessment capability framework? We don’t know what we don’t know! So, take some time and step aside from your existing role for a moment, and observe the messages that may have been coming…

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…

Research shows significant gaps in Australian leadership and management

Do you notice managers using the same approach, day in, day out, year in, year out? This will last for a while, however times they are a changing and we need leaders for the future! Research is showing that many Australian leadership and management are not well-trained for the job undermining the ability of Australian…

Why Leadership Change Matters and Research to back this!

Why Leadership Change Matters and Research to back this! One of my favourite songs by Black Eyes Peas is GET READY! Are you ready for this – Leadership change Matters…and research backs it! The starting point to any change process is you and how you view yourself as a leader! Once you reflect on where…