Who are you lifting?

Who are you lifting?

One of the keynote speeches I deliver is a message for the C-Suite to engage quicker, deeper and more effectively with their middle managers. CEO’s tell me they want their middle managers to simply get on with it. They trust them, and obviously want them to triumph....
Leading a remote / hybrid team still?

Leading a remote / hybrid team still?

Many organisations have done well to embrace a blended approach to working whether it’s hybrid, or fully remote. And some businesses have struggled and are calling everyone back into the office – some at threat job loss. My neighbour was sharing how his...
Who’s got your back?

Who’s got your back?

Leadership can be lonely but it doesn’t have to be. Recently, during a speaking engagement in Sydney, I happen to be in the suburb of St Leonards where I walked past an old haunt, the Moody Café. [I lived in Sydney many years ago.] I had forgotten about the cafe...
Is this a coincidence?

Is this a coincidence?

So, last Saturday (17th) was International Day of Listening and this week (19th – 25th) is International Week of Happiness at Work! Is this a confidence that happiness at work follows listening? Probably, right? But what a great and somewhat logical coincidence!...
WIIFT: Refocus with Why

WIIFT: Refocus with Why

The statement a mentor shared with me … “If price is a question then the value hasn’t been made clear.” is so valuable. It is so helpful for leaders and managers because if you get push back when setting up a delegation of work, seeking...