The role of an individual’s mindset in driving positive outcomes such as recovery from stress, persistence in tasks and goal achievement has long been established. What may be more surprising though is the role of a leader’s mindset in influencing employee performance. I was speaking with a leader recently, who was struggling to manage the […]
One of my strongest memories from high school is of the one and only time I was called to the Principal’s office. I had been called there because, unbeknownst to me, one of my ‘friends’ had been overheard threatening to ‘rough me up’. Also unbeknownst to me, another of my friends had witnessed this conversation […]
Great organisations create the opportunities for their leadership cohort to come together, build strong relationships and solve problems. Epiphanies often happen when everyone is in the room. There is something about the collective intelligence and energy of everyone being together for a period of time. While it is critical to bring your entire leadership cohort […]
We all talk to ourselves. In our heads there are constant thoughts and reactions, aspirations and intuitions flitting about. These inner conversations are what propel us forward, for the most part. But in the busy, cut-and-thrust world of work, the conversations we have with ourselves are all too often rushed and incomplete.