5 must dos + pitfalls to avoid when it comes to leading change

Change is the only constant; it’s a cliché because it’s true. If you feel like the rate of change in your organisation is accelerating, you’re not imagining it. The research now supports it. In 2022, employees experienced an average of ten planned enterprise changes – things from restructures, to culture transformations, to technology switches. And,…

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How to ask for feedback and increase your self-awareness

One of the biggest mistakes leaders make is not taking the time, or calling on the courage required, to increase their self-awareness. Increasing our self-awareness not only means getting clearer on things like our values, strengths and ‘how we see the world’, it also means understanding ‘how the world sees us’. To see yourself clearly,…

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5 things that take 5 minutes and will make you a better leader.

You don’t need lots of time to practice good leadership. In fact, there are a number of super effective leadership practices that take less than five minutes. You might think that if something takes so little time, surely it can’t have a super big impact. Not true. Practiced consistently, these speedy leadership initiatives pack a…

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4 ways to solve problems creatively

As humans, we’ve got more than a handful of complex challenges facing us right now. To name just a few: Weather and climate-related events cost the global economy US$313 billion in 2022  A report by Gallup and Workhuman discovered turnover and lost productivity due to employee burnout cost businesses around US$322 billion globally  According to a report…

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3 lessons for leaders to navigate conflict

If there’s one thing that’ll get most managers in a pickle, it’s dealing with conflict in their team. That tug of war. The slight that’s festering. The miscommunication that’s led to simmering, surly and sulky. The bun fight that’s bigger than Ben Hur… Most of us (me included) would rather sidestep the whole messy thing…

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