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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9 Missing Ingredients Of Successful Leadership

What strikes me almost every day in my coaching practice, is how heavily the following traits are valued in organisations: Action Doing Competitive drive Goal focus Intellectual fortitude The logic. The linear. The analytical. And this is a good thing. After all, these activities do contribute to productivity and results. But, I’m starting to get a bit…

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Are you a good follower?

Forget effective leadership for a moment. The real question is, are you a good follower? So often we hear how ‘the boss’ or ‘management’ are not doing things as they should be. Blame. And I admit I have fallen into the ‘blame game’ trap at times.  Although we should not cast aspersions, we are all…

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Celebrating Success

Recently my blog followers crossed the 100 mark, and although it was a small milestone in the scheme of things, it was nevertheless one I thought worth celebrating.  I remember the day I had started my blog – 100 followers seemed like a lofty goal. And now I had reached it. I had a celebratory glass…

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Changing Cultures – lessons from a global expert

I have just returned from the ICF (International Coaching Federation) Australasia Coaching Conference 2013 in Sydney. It was an opportunity to refill my executive coaching cup, rub shoulders with other industry professionals, catch up on the latest research in our ever-expanding field, and learn from key note speakers from around the world. There were of…

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