Are you an entitled leader?

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We often hear stories about celebrities and their ridiculous demands. Whether it’s $900 titanium drinking straws, specific types of candles and flowers, rooms painted in certain colours or unusual food requests. Whether some of these requests are true or not, they make good fodder for the tabloids. We can see examples of entitlement across society. It’s a person […]

Leaderonomics: Don’t Bypass the Past

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Sometimes looking back at the past is not a bad thing. Read more in this article for Leaderonomics. In high school, one of my favourite subjects was history. So much so that I thought about becoming a history teacher. Not surprising then that one of my favourite quotes is from the Danish Philosopher Søren Kierkegaard: “Life can […]

Where do you source your best ideas?

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Sometimes ideas come quickly, and other times they can seem harder to find. Sometimes it can feel like there are too many ideas, and other times, not enough. At other times, ideas can feel like they have escaped you. In her book, Big Magic, writer, Elizabeth Gilbert, characterises ideas as having ‘consciousness’ and ‘will’. To her, […]

Leaderonomics: How Do You Do Leadership?

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Effective leadership begins with you as I explain in this article for Leaderonomics. The true character of a person’s leadership comes to the fore in times of a crisis. None more so than Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, whose words when offered safe passage to the US were, “The fight is here. I need ammunition, not a ride.” […]

CEOWorld Magazine: Four warning signs you are drunk on power

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In this article for CEOWorld Magazine, I provde four warning signs that you may be drunk on power. Continue reading below. You don’t have to look too far to see examples of the misuse of power, with examples littered throughout history and across politics, business, and community sectors. Professor Dacher Keltner from Berkley University found […]

Money & Life: What post-pandemic workplace demands of leaders

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As the world returns to some normalcy following the COVID pandemic, now is the perfect time to rethink and create the optimal workplace environment for you and your team. Thanks to Money & Life for the opportunity to provide my four steps to help financial planning practices thrive. As we move further into 2022, we’re […]

Better Homes & Gardens: Boost your earning potential

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Here are some savvy ways you can change your career. Thanks to the Better Homes & Gardens magazine for the opportunity for Michelle to share her ideas. Do a skills audit. You need to look at the gap between the skills you have and those needed in your new career. Read on.  

Leaderonomics: Eight Golden Rules for Getting Ahead

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To be successful, implement these simple rules. Thanks to Leaderonomics for the opportunity to share these ides. People often ask me, ‘What are some things I can do to get ahead at work?’ While the answer to that question has several caveats and is never precisely the same for everyone, there are a few golden […]

psnews.com.au: Taking a break in difficult times

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In yet another year of uncertainty, in this article in psnews.com.au, I encourage you to find your ‘circuit breaker’ to prevent a toxic build-up of stress and concern. In this year’s World Economic Forum Global Risks Report, most respondents were either worried or concerned when asked the question ‘How do you feel about the outlook for […]

Inside FMCG: Why team culture is king

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Workplace culture shapes behaviour. It gives a sense of belonging and of being a part of a team. That’s never more important than in difficult times like the ones we live in now. Thanks to Inside FMCG for the opportunity to share my ideas.  Te year 2022 is well under way, and the reality of […]