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The Art of Influencing… Balancing Head and Heart

The Art of Influencing… Balancing Head and Heart

In the dynamic landscape of leadership and team dynamics, influencing stands as a cornerstone skill. Yet, many find themselves grappling with its nuances, often hindered by fears of appearing insincere or overly sales-oriented. This reluctance to embrace influencing...

Why the Leader is the Linchpin

Why the Leader is the Linchpin

Gallup research tells us that managers account for 70% of variance in employee engagement. On top of that, only 30% of employees in the US are engaged at work, and the worldwide statistic stands at only 13%. So what does this mean? Besides the old saying “People join...

The Dual Role of Effective Leadership | Caring and Challenging

The Dual Role of Effective Leadership | Caring and Challenging

Effective leadership is not just about making big decisions or commanding authority; it's about the subtle yet powerful combination of caring for your team while challenging them to reach new heights. In this article, we explore how these two seemingly contrasting...

Is a lack of clarity stifling you?

Is a lack of clarity stifling you?

“What does a lack of clarity create?” I’ve asked leaders and teams this question hundreds of times over the past few years. The answers repeatably are along the lines of stress, confusion, anxiety, frustration, helplessness, disengagement, extra-work, rework, errors,...

Using Strengths for Productivity

Using Strengths for Productivity

How often do we sit down to plan out our weeks and/or days, but then struggle with motivation and discipline to actually get things done?

The fine balance between work priorities and human needs

The fine balance between work priorities and human needs

In some recent coaching conversations with leaders, they have shared insights like, “I’ve never worked harder in all my life”, “In over 30 years, I’ve never worried so much about the safety and well-being of my people”, “Everyone is just so tired.” Gallup reported...

Strengths-Based Leadership

Strengths-Based Leadership

After investing time, energy and cost in you and your team members through understanding their Strengths, you want to get the value from this investment.   Developing a Strengths-based culture is creating a culture where team members feel safe to be themselves, use...

Listen to your body

Listen to your body

Your body is amazing and we, as humans, have generally lost the ability to really tap into and listen to what our body is telling us. The more that we tap into the sensations, the feelings, the emotions that our body tells us, the more we can make better-informed...

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We are based on Awabakal country and feel privileged to be on this land. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.