Three Nasty Leadership Gremlins to Eradicate

One of my kids’ favourite books when they were little was called The Snot Goblin. It’s about a naughty, antisocial gremlin who lives under your child’s bed. He wreaks all manner of havoc, much to the dismay of toys and children alike. Gremlins aren’t just confined to story books. Leadership has its fair share of…

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Bullying in the Workplace: What Every Leader Needs to Know

According to one 1700-person academic survey, New Zealand had the second-worst rate of workplace bullying in the developed world with one in five workers afflicted. This week on The Leader’s Digest, our guest post is by Marianne Wilkinson, HR Partner at Intepeople. She is an Association of Workplace Investigators Certificate Holder and provides specialist independent…

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Why Rest is the new Black – 6 ways you can unwind these Holidays

Hooray, it’s holiday time! You’ve just about made it. Perhaps after a year of wins, skinned knees, or a likely mix of both. You’ve toiled and sweated and had successes and blunders. Finally, you’ve sailed and slugged your way through to the end of 2018. So congratulations, well done! Whether you spend your Christmas holidays…

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Who are you serving? An interview with leadership author James Strock

If I ran a university and offered a degree in leadership, Serve to Lead 2.0 would be THE MUST READ text book. Like most of the university textbooks I’ve read, it’s reassuringly solid. Not one of those flimsy, flash-in-the-pan-could’ve-been-written-in-ten sentences leadership books that are doing the rounds at the moment. Nope. This is the real…

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