Happiness is part of the journey

It?s not the destination! When you?re having one on one conversations with your staff and talking about their goals for the future, do you sometimes hear them say things like ?I want to be happy? – like it?s some amazing destination that isn?t accessible all the time? If so, how do you respond? Do you delve into a discussion about …

The fluff that matters!

Building relationships, running staff engagement and team culture activities and even development conversations are often referred to as fluff! In 2018? Really, that can?t be! Yep it actually is. I?ve heard it used by several leaders over the past few months. Leaders who were in different states, different organisations and different industries?so yep, it?s still happening. If I?d just heard …

Create your own chaos!

My first leadership role in a corporate environment was in a contact centre. From the minute the phone lines opened in the morning, through to closing off in the evening, it was manic. If I wasn?t really disciplined at prioritising my work I could spend the whole day fighting fires and have zero time to work on improving the business. …

2017 has been?

I?m assuming that a large number of you reading this blog right now are on annual leave and quite possibly recovering from the post-Christmas hangover that comes with over indulgence. So, I?ll keep it light-hearted and avoid putting too much strain on your brain. This week?s topic is typical of the ?end-of-year? theme and is about reflection and happiness. Now …