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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5 tips for leading your team through tough times

In case you hadn’t noticed, there are quite a few governments around the world in a bit of a pickle.  The Trump administration is an obvious one, Britain is continuing to be plagued by Brexit, our mates across the ditch have just elected their sixth Prime Minister in eight years and even our own government…

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A Five Step Process for Doing the Delegation Dance

Do you ever feel stressed at work? Do you struggle trusting your team with tasks you currently manage yourself? When you do trust someone in your team, do you then fret about them getting it right? Let’s be honest, does relinquishing control make you feel just a bit queasy and uneasy?   If you answered…

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How to combat feeling lonely at the top: Four tips for CEOs

“Solitude vivifies; isolation kills.”  – Joseph Roux Being a CEO can be lonely. Nobody tells you this before your first stint at running a company, but having coached a lot of CEOs, I’ve had a front row seat to the ‘lonely at the top’ factor. Sure, you have your board and your executive team to discuss…

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How to return to work – for Jacinda and others

When I had my first baby the first few months flew by in a sleep deprived, wonder filled, I-have-no-idea-what-I’m-doing daze. As the day loomed closer for me to leave my beloved bundle of joy and go back to work, I didn’t give it much thought. Truth be told, I believed this returning to work malarkey…

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Interview with Michael Bungay Stanier: Leadership Author, Researcher and All Round Top Bloke

Since I became an executive coach and leadership blogger, I’ve been inspired by Michael Bungay Stanier. He’s the author of the bestselling book The Coaching Habit and has been featured in numerous publications including Business Insider, Fast Company, Forbes, The Globe & Mail and The Huffington Post. His book, The Coaching Habit, is one of the simplest, yet most effective books on…

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