How to help your team learn

Adult educators tell us that adults learn best by doing.  They absorb the learning best by having to apply it, which is why on-the-job training has been so popular in workplaces. How can leaders take that information and apply it to working with their teams, particularly during a time of change? We know that simply…

Everyday Leadership

It occurred to me today that maybe we are making Leadership bigger than what it is. Today I ran a workshop on Transitioning into Leadership at the EA/PA Summit in Sydney with a remarkable group of women (note – would be great to see more gender diversity in this space). The greatest insight for these…

Do You Have a Leadership Game Plan?

If you think about it, being a leader is not much different from being the captain of a sporting team. Whatever your team sport, be it football, basketball, or athletics, you are still, essentially, a fundamental component of the team. Unlike a coach, you’re not sitting on the sidelines, giving directions and demanding results. You’re…

Designing Leadership Learning – Neuroleadership Summit Blog Part 3

When it comes to designing learning experiences we need to know how to make certain that the learning is understood and retained once the training program has ended.  David Rock presented the AGES model as a tool which will help make learning “sticky”. A stands for Attention.  It seems logical that we are more likely to…

How to Resolve Conflict in Your Team

Despite a leader’s best intentions, it’s impossible to avoid conflict. Great leaders are never satisfied with maintaining the status quo. Instead, they push their teams improved performance. As agents of change, leaders should naturally expect to encounter push back and outright resistance from time to time. So, what do you need to know about conflict…

Building a Pipeline to Gender Equality (Free Ebooks!)

We know about the glass ceiling, and how that is or was, considered a barrier to women achieving their career and leadership goals, but what else is blocking the pipeline to female leadership? It’s easy to blame breaks in employment due to having children and going on maternity leave, but these pauses don’t need to…

Brain Breaks

This morning I was running late, it was raining and was racing to chair a Leadership Summit. My brain was overwhelmed, distracted and I was doing 3 things at once. And you guessed it, I lost focus and drove into the curb and massive FLAT TYRE! UGH! Slow down you move too fast, got to…

Blended Learning for Leadership and Diversity

We’ve always said that although there are certainly some born leaders in our world, there are many more great leaders who have acquired and polished their leadership skills over a period of time. So, we know that with training, great leaders can be created. Modern training techniques have evolved to reach beyond the training room,…

Awesome Leadership Magazine and FREE Kickstarter eCourse

Now I rarely do this but I am so excited about the launch of some amazing Leadership Innovations – FREE Leadership 7 Week eCourse (Yes FREE!) and LeadershipHQ Magazine! Our purpose is to build leaders who will make a difference to our world and we hope you will love our magazine and eCourse as much…