All posts tagged "Leadership"

  • 5 Key ways to earn respect

    “Earn your leadership every day” — Michael Jordan In business, the true resources you have are the people you work with. I’m referring to the relationships you build with your colleagues throughout your career journey....

  • 8 ways to take your leadership to a higher level

    With my TEDx Arena Circle talk rapidly approaching, and quickly followed by my address at the Global Leadership and Collaborative Economy I Just Say It conference, I as started to receive a lot of questions...

  • What is the ideal leader?

    With the very notion of ‘ideal’ being subjective, is it even possible to define and therefore recognise and even teach others to become an ‘Ideal’ Leader? As a leadership development professional, I work with individuals...

  • Be the leader your team wants, not the one you think they want

    In the times when doom and glob still roam the global market, the role of business leaders has never been more important. It is estimated that managers and CEOs account for the 70% variance in...

  • Are you a tortoise leader or a rabbit leader?

    Mantra:  The team is the reflection of the mindset of the leader. For many entrepreneurs it is a solo start up with a great idea and a passion to create a service or develop a...

  • If-then: A HBR tip for goal setting we hadn’t heard of

    Last week, Valeria (Diverse City Careers Co-founder) and I hosted the “Setting yourself up for success in 2016” Meetups across Australia. All events were fantastic and it was great to engage with such a wonderful...

  • Is EQ more important than IQ for your career?

    What kind of ‘smart’ makes for a great career path — and a good leader? Traditionally, measures of intelligence have focused on IQ, but in recent times it’s become apparent that we should be looking...

  • Vulnerability is not a sign of a confident leader

    There is a big push for authentic leaders to show their “vulnerability” and that only then will they be able to lead effectively. I disagree. Too much of that push ignores the true nature of...

  • The power of ‘We’ leadership

    Many years ago, when I attended a leadership training course, the trainer told me that because I was an Asian, female and relatively short, I needed to work harder to deliver leadership presence – just...