Name your uncomfortable feelings – and magic may follow

My interview for the TVNZ Sunday programme with Jehan Casinader is one of those experiences I’ll look back on and say, “Yeah. That was a good move.” It’s been brilliant for book sales, business, and providing a platform for me to bang on about Beyond Burnout. But what you don’t know is that I almost…

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5 phrases every leader should use (liberally)

There are probably some phrases you should leave out of your lingo when you’re a leader. “Do what I tell you to do ‘cause I’m the boss” “That’s a terrible idea” “You’re useless” These are a few examples of phrases to ditch if you want to build a trusting, high performing team. But there ARE…

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The first red flag of burnout: Chronic exhaustion

A bit like a candle burning down, burnout is a slow burn. It doesn’t happen overnight. That’s one of the challenges in spotting it. But learning to identify the early-stage signs helps us reduce the chances of burnout going undetected. There are three red flags that leaders can look out for in themselves and in…

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