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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Why Every Leader Needs a Challenging Cheerleader

I have a love-hate relationship with my personal trainer, Lucas. I hate it when he makes me do one more round of burpees after I’ve already done four. And I have fantasies about throwing a pavlova in his face when he chirps good-naturedly to “keep it up, you’re doing great” as I ungraciously wheeze my…

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What Defines You As A Successful Person?

What Defines You As A Successful Person

Today’s blog post is by my Altris buddy, Kelly Samson, who is one of the nicest people I met in 2015. He offers up some serious food for thought around how we identify WHO we are by WHAT we do. Tom knew it was coming, they all knew. The slow-moving restructuring juggernaut, chewing up departments and teams…

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How The All Blacks Management Aced Collaborative Leadership

Today’s post was written by my Comms manager and the other half of The Leader’s Digest, Amy Cunningham. Amy is a blogging and social media pro – if you need help establishing a personal or business blog, or want to build your social media presence, she’s your girl!  It’s been an exciting week for executive coaches…

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3 Tips For Subjugating Your Ego To Become More Collaborative

The unchecked ego can be one of the biggest villains of collaborative leadership. Watch my latest vlog for three tips to subjugate your ego, in order to become a more collaborative leader – or alternatively you can read the vlog notes below. Effective leader = collaborative leader. One of the biggest villains of collaborative leadership is the…

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6 Ways For Leaders To Create (and enforce) Ground Rules

When Alan Mulally joined Ford as CEO in 2006, the company was floundering – to put it mildly. It was 17 billion in the red. Its stock price had fallen precipitously. It was widely expected that Ford would eventually file for bankruptcy. Mulally’s impressive turnaround of the company saw him garner a 97% approval rating…

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Logging Off and Lounging Out

This is my last blog post for 2014. I’m taking a break between now and the New Year to hang with the fam. I hope you have some serious down time planned as well. I want to take this opportunity to thank you for reading my ramblings on The Leaders Digest in 2014. To say this…

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