Is ‘Control In Life’ A Myth?

I’m of the firm opinion that disruption, distraction and change is the default position of life and what this means is we need to be able to proactively self-manage through disruption rather than relying solely on our ability to be reactively resilient in times of change. Most of us know the saying that we can’t … Read more »

Are Leaders Kidding Themselves About Trust?

Most people readily understand that trust impacts every measure of success in our professional and personal lives. It’s relatively easy to understand the impact of a lack of trust between customers and any business. If customers don’t trust a brand, or a salesperson because of a poor customer experience or questionable sales tactics… the result … Read more »

Is Passion In Leaders Necessary

The idea of ‘passion‘ in Australian business can be looked on as a bit of that soft stuff that HR type people and motivational speakers talk about, but isn’t really at top of mind for most executive leaders. Why? Because there is a tendency to relate passionate people with emotionally ‘out there’ type people… and … Read more »

Broadcasting Positivity
Promotes Productivity

It appears that Science tells us there could be a clue to helping us build deeper trust relationships and a host of other boosts to our wellbeing in our professional and personal lives if we take heed of that old fun kid’s song “If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands”. Put simply, … Read more »

Positive Disruptive Leaders Light Candles

I was reading an article on LinkedIn Pulse this morning by Adam Grant, author of Give and Take  (highly recommended reading). The article was about the importance of mentors in our lives. At the end of his article (you can read the full article here) there was this quote: “I miss the light he added … Read more »