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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…

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…

Get Your Brave On With These 20 Quotes

You may have noticed by now that I'm all about being courageous, whether it's in your leadership, career or other areas of your life. It's those who dare to be different, who are brave enough to do what is right, not just what is easy, that…

Clear is Kind

Telling a little white lie here and there in a friendship isn’t necessarily a bad thing - after all, we don’t want to hurt our friends’ feelings, right? It’s much kinder to say you do like their new hairstyle, even if you think it’s…

15 Everyday Acts of Courage

There are so many different types and ways to be courageous. My favourite story is one of a young lady who was battling severe anxiety and depression due to bullying at school. She left school at 14 and spent time in and out of hospital for…
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7 Ways to be a Great Leaders

It seems that just about anyone can be given the title of 'leader' these days, doesn't it? But you know what I say about leadership being an attitude, not a title? It's all too true. Great leaders are not just leaders because of their position,…
Quality of Life
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7 Laws for Improving Your Quality of Life

The standards you set for yourself are what make up your quality of life. Your expectations of responsibility, love, personal development, happiness and values are what guides you through life, and make it or break it. Do you want to be living…
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It’s the Courageous Leader that will build the Strongest Teams

Courageous Leader is a role that many may take on but have not been armed with the proper tools and resources to lead effectively and in a way that gains the results you need. If you are struggling with high staff turnover and a demotivated…
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Courageous Conversations Makes You a Better Leader

Why improving leadership communication skills for maximum impact during difficult conversations makes you a better a leader. You’ve probably heard the term ‘Courageous Conversations’ in your business circles, and you may be wondering…
Tall Poppy Syndrome
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Let's Squash Tall Poppy Syndrome

Tall Poppy Syndrome is what we call it when a person becomes successful and that success is visible to others, who become jealous of what that person has achieved and begins to discredit and undermine them. It happens all the time, and you’ve…