How business is changing in the modern world

The way business works in the modern world is constantly changing, innovating and adapting, and not just because of technology and all the opportunities that brings, although this has been a key driver that has impacted all areas. If you consider a business or organisation of the 50’s or 60’s for example, versus one now,…

Are You Frustrated with Leadership Development?

Do you think we have too many leaders on this planet? I think no. Lately, we have been bombarded with questions and discussions around leadership and what is happening in the banking industry and Royal Commission. Yes, it comes down to leadership, however, there is a lot to think about when it comes to developing…

Holistic Leadership

What is it about Leadership in the 21st century? I rarely hear the term management, even though it is as equally important and you can’t ignore the fact that the two work together to form a whole approach. As John Kotter once stated, “Leadership and Management are…two distinctive and complementary systems of action”. However, this…

Gender Equality and Inclusiveness in the Australian workforce

Women make up 45.9% of the Australian workforce according to the Workplace Gender Equality Agency but do they have the same representation across all levels of management? The answer to that is quite obviously no, and for some companies this just isn’t good enough. Gender equality is more than a tokenistic attitude towards the role of women…

Forging an Irresistible Organisation

Do your team members enjoy coming to work? If they don’t, you’re missing out on an opportunity to increase team member engagement and reduce turnover; two key leadership concerns that can directly affect the quality of service you deliver to your customers and vendors. According to the 2014 survey conducted by Deloitte, Global Human Capital Trends,…

Exploring Role, Authority and Power

Having spent the last week on my development and growth, it struck me why I have been attracted to 2 very different but interrelated workshops on either side of Australia. As a facilitator, teacher and coach to many leaders, it is vital and necessary to also step back and take time to do my own…