Should accountability be at the heart of your coaching and mentoring processes?

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American mythologist Joseph Campbell’s studies into human myths and legends led him to identify a common pattern in global narratives relating to mentorship. In his book “The Hero’s Journey“, he explained that there is always a mentor in every great story, regardless of the culture or time. Continue reading

Your organisation has a purpose – Do you?

By Trent Bartlett, TEC Chair – Leaders are spending more and more time defining the purpose of their organisation. It’s a concept that’s gained significant attention in recent years, especially as the world begins to place increased demands on businesses and institutions to justify their place in our society. […] more

Stress. Is it due to your fears?

By Harvey Martin, TEC Chair – I was reflecting on Andrew Dick’s article a few weeks ago regarding stress—how he talked about being self-aware of stress and the impact it was has on you. ‘The only way to get something done right, is to do it myself!’ One of the most common reasons for stress, is the fear that ‘Unless I do the job. It won’t be done correctly.’ […] more

Superhero or Servant leader – You chose!

Superhero or Servant Leader

Are you a servant leader or a superhero? A bit of both perhaps? If so, which gives you more fulfillment as a leader? And which role is better for the long term sustainability of your organisation? Continue reading

From Atlassian to Zappos the writing’s on the wall…it’s the perfect storm for SMEs.

As we see the dawn of a new focus on innovation in our government, it’s the perfect time to look to enterprise to see what innovation looks like in action and how we can drive our businesses to take advantage of the new world which has arrived almost unannounced. Continue reading

Why mentoring is a business issue

Every leader will know how important their own skill set is in helping the business grow. Ultimately, a leader needs to have the knowledge, insights and critical thinking abilities to support their broader strategy.

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Why is mentoring so important for leadership development?

Becoming a great leader doesn’t happen overnight – it takes years of experience, trial and error and personal introspection to become a leader that inspires staff and gets the best result for their organisation. Continue reading