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Are you a manager or a leader? Three essential lessons from Inspire CA

A manager is someone who does exactly that — manages. They’re the people who give employees direction when they come to work every day. They answer questions, offer …


Emotional intelligence and its role in strategic planning

Strategic planning is planning to succeed. If you want to make success a reality for your business, it’s all down to how you implement the strategic initiatives. The …


Supercharge your goal setting with these tips, apps and hacks

Find the right tools to help you stay accountable and achieve your goals You can now boost your business and personal life by matching goal setting guidelines with …


5 steps to become a more effective leader

5 steps to become a more effective leader

Leadership is no longer granted in a job title or organisational structure.  Effective leadership echoes in every interaction from your words, actions and even mannerisms. Infact, the opinions …


One hour a day five days a week, that's all it takes

One hour a day five days a week, that’s all it takes

For CEOs, an hour is a long time, whether you think of it as 60 minutes, 3,600 seconds or even 3,600,000 milliseconds. In that time you could take …


You can't be a great leader without being a great listener

You can’t be a great leader without being a great listener

A wise person once said, ‘speak in such a way that others love to listen to you, listen in such a way that others love to speak to …


How to beat the odds and succeed with your plan…What’s Expected Gets Inspected

How to beat the odds and succeed with your plan…What’s Expected Gets Inspected

Almost half of all strategic initiatives fail due to poor execution – Economist Intelligence Unit 2013 The cost to businesses for such a high failure rate is enormous …


Stress. Is it due to your fears?

Stress. Is it due to your fears?

I was reflecting on TEC Chair 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 …


Are you addressing your blind spots

Are you addressing your blind spots?

For every leader, there will be those things they know, that they can do well, and those things that they simply can’t see. It is in this second …


Stressed The answer lies in building resilience

Stressed? The answer lies in building resilience

Just last week, I sat down to a fascinating presentation from Lynn Leahy on the topic of stress among senior business leaders. As I looked around the room at the …


How to prepare for the shift from being an employee to becoming a leader

How to prepare for the shift from being an employee to becoming a leader

As the saying goes, leaders are made, not born, meaning there’s the opportunity for almost anyone to work their way through an organisation and make the transition from …


5 changes to your leadership style you can start today

5 changes to your leadership style you can start today

Changing your leadership style isn’t an easy process. CEOs need to carefully evaluate their own skills, based on feedback from their team, and then identify strategies to improve the …


3 ways to build a leadership pipeline

3 ways to build a leadership pipeline

The demand for talent worldwide means that companies are investing more than ever in developing internal capabilities that can be used to drive further change within a business. …


Why mentoring is better than business coaching for CEOs

Why mentoring is better than business coaching for CEOs?

It is fair to say that no leader, however successful, is perfect at what they do. In the business world, these small attributes can make a huge difference …


Why is mentoring so important for leadership development

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 …


Does your company effectively recognise employee performance

Does your company effectively recognise employee performance?

Recognising employee performance is an increasingly important area for CEOs to get right if they want to remain competitive and develop future leaders. As CEOs and managers face …


Are Australian leaders falling short of the mark

Are Australian leaders falling short of the mark?

Solid leadership is the cornerstone of many successful enterprises, helping boost morale, encourage innovation and drive forward important strategic initiatives. However, poor leadership can have a devastating impact …


5 leadership mistakes you need to fix now

5 leadership mistakes you need to fix now

People tend to revere and look up to the most successful business leaders, and for good reason. More often than not, these are the maverick individuals who spotted …