Wondering Where Your Tribe Is?

You can listen by clicking here Adam (not his real name), was not your usual financial services business leader. He wasn’t cut from the same cloth as those normally in his industry. He saw things differently, he was happier taking a risk or two, unselfishly promoted the cause and comfortable with networking and bringing others into…

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Worried That Your Career Has Stalled and You Don’t Know Why? This Simple Fix Could Change That.

You can listen by clicking here Have you ever felt that from the outside your career is going along well, you’re meeting your objectives, you’re efficient at getting things done, you’re able to achieve tasks on time that others can’t, but for some reason, you feel like you’re being overlooked, like you career has stalled yet…

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How To Stop Feeling Like An Impostor – Today

You can listen by clicking here Congratulations on getting the new role that you’ve worked so hard for. All that extra effort, taking on more, the long hours have paid off but why is it feeling like a hollow victory? Why aren’t you feeling confident and why have you been holding back with all those ideas…

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There’s No Such Thing as A Leadership Team

Most Leadership Teams are not leading and being accountable for the totality of the business. They are a group of operational heads who only have a vested interest in their own function, expecting that some higher authority (the CEO, and the only one truly accountable for the whole business) will pick up the pieces and…

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Earning The Right To Lead Others

I’m sorry to say your team today won’t follow you just because you are their boss; authority alone won’t earn you any long term right for others to follow you. Today, we are in a world where the team can sack the coach (leader). They can subtly withdraw, “go on strike” and fail to fire…

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The Truth About Incentives

Imagine the scene - you’re in a meeting discussing how to get better performance from your workgroup, sports team or employees…. AGAIN. You’ve tried recruiting over priced ‘talent’ and you’ve invested in training interventions but both are expensive and neither lives up to the promise. What about incentives? Some funky innovation fund or new structured...
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Why Measuring Engagement is Too Late

Every major organisation today in some way measures employee engagement. We know that engagement is important, it leads to greater satisfaction for the individual, a better experience for customers and greater productivity for the business. I don’t think that anyone would debate that engagement is not critical to success. The 2013 Gallup Engagement Survey collected…

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