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How we can teach Courage and Kindness?

Last week I posted a story around experience I had at my local Coles and the lack of leadership and kindness I was seeing from Australians. Then my associate told me at work that someone working at her local Woolworths had spent the day crying…
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12 Rules of Courage

I think we have a Courageous Leadership problem. I recently an article Demystifying Courageous Leadership where it talks about how we live in an era of distortion, not disruption or transformation but distortion. Look at how we are reacting…
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Courage & Kindness Movement - How you can help

Can we make a difference by being kind and courageous. We know we can and there is research behind this. The day my 13 year old daughter Abby came home from school in tears because her best friend started bullying her was a day I will never…

People often ask me Why Courage?

People often asked me why I am on a mission to build more Kind, Courageous and Inclusive Leaders and Organisations. People often tell me how much they love it too. In turn, people are contacting us more and more each day to find out how they…

What I’d Tell My Younger Self about Leadership

What would you say to your younger self about Leadership? Becoming a confident and courageous leader is both an attitude and a process. Like many undertakings, developing the ability to lead is one that benefits from experience. In fact, when…

Empathy is What Kills Shame

When we are feeling shame, we often internalise it and keep the feeling to ourselves. Sharing deep feelings is being vulnerable, and makes us worry about appearing weak. The truth is that even though it may be uncomfortable to start talking…

Why I am over Busy.

I am SO over the word “busy”. Are we too busy to be kind? Are we too busy to be courageous? A few months ago, I called a dear friend to see how she was going. She didn’t answer and instead sent me a text, saying to email her…

7 Forms of Courage Emerging Leaders Need

Taking the next step from team member to an effective leader isn't easy. Leaders have much more to shoulder than the average employee. They must model the behaviour they wish to see in their team; they must be resilient, strong, authentic,…

Lead with Courage

Excerpt from my book Leadership Attitude I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. -Nelson Mandela We have talked about…

4 Skills That Make Up Courage

Leadership isn't easy; it's much easier to read or talk about than it is to actually do. This is why courage is essential for being an effective leader. When you're a leader you have to be accountable, do what you believe is right even if others don't…