Are you doing DIVERSITY right? A quality Q&A with Tania Domett

If you’re still wondering whether diversity in the workplace is important…best you go hang out with the Flat Earth Society.   As McKinsey & Co (and a host of other highly credible researchers) have shown, diversity makes your organisation more effective, successful and profitable.  But knowing you should be cultivating and promoting a diverse workforce –…

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Who do people trust the most to lead change?

According to latest global research from the 2019 Acumen Edelman’s Trust Barometer, employers are the most trusted to lead change. The research indicates that this trust in employers is born out of a lack of trust in other institutions. It highlights that employees are increasingly looking to their leaders for guidance in these times of…

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7 ways to overcome perfectionist tendencies

Hi, I’m Suzi and I’m a recovering perfectionist. Early on in life, I attributed any top grades and stellar performance appraisals I received to my perfectionism. I wore this Perfectionism badge with honour. I used to think that being a perfectionist would be a valuable trait for me as a leader too. High standards, striving…

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The 4 Leadership Villains of Fyre Festival (and their antidotes)

There have been two recently released documentaries about the failed music festival, Fyre. In the Netflix one that I watched, it had all the makings of a blockbuster movie. There were models, an exotic private island previously owned by drug lords, luxury accommodation and the young entrepreneur determined to shake up the music festival scene.…

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6 Ways to Lead your Team Through the “Back to Work Blues”

While the US Federal Government’s ongoing shutdown continues, the rest of the world is getting back to work in full-swing. Those summer holidays probably feel like a distant, sun kissed memory. You’ve swapped your togs for a suit – and it’s taken a nanosecond for your team’s workload to ramp up into full throttle.  And…

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Get Sh#t Done: Eight of the best productivity hacks for leaders

If there was a trophy for short attention spans, I’d be on the winner’s podium. Google leads me down rabbit holes like an exuberant little beagle. I procrastinate with as much dedication as my 14-year-old son does when he’s faced with unstacking the dishwasher. Combine all that with an embarrassing little addiction to social media and well…yeah… let’s…

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