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 …

Do you give too much advice?

Advice advice ? Part I After spending a large part of my working life in banking I?m always nervous about using the term ?advice?. For a banker, giving advice is only allowed after training and accreditation and then it must occur within strict parameters ? anything outside of these is considered a serious breach. Yet, in the leadership space, when …

Building your leadership brand

How awesome is it when you?re tapped on the shoulder for a role? Even if it?s not a role you want, it?s pretty awesome to be considered for it. So what?s the secret? How is it that some people get tapped on the shoulder for role after role and others get crickets, that is, just the noise of crickets, nothing …

Stop making people wait

Like a large percentage of the population I like to be early. I can?t stand the thought of someone having to wait for me and so I?ll plan my calendar very carefully to ensure I?m on time. Now, I?ll admit there have been times where I?ve been late, but it?s the exception, rather than the rule. Arriving early gives me …