Straight from the horse’s mouth…
To mark Youth Week, we look at the importance of developing key leadership skills in young people such as self-awareness, self-confidence, communication and empathy.
We’ve probably all watched a wonderful employee struggle to transition to a leadership role. Adapting requires one key foundation: self-awareness.
With a new travel bubble between Australia and New Zealand, we plan to conduct training there soon. This got me reflecting on how we ease the transition back into face-to-face working.
With a pandemic and natural disasters changing life as we know it, many of us are living in a state of constant anxiety. It’s worth acknowledging this worry.
Horses are direct in their communication, letting you know through if they’re not happy. Humans, not always. Here’s why it’s important to honest and how to improve your ‘horse talk’
This week is International Women’s Day, with the theme ‘choose to challenge’. To celebrate, I thought I’d share some of the stories of women who’ve challenged themselves and undertaken a journey of self-realisation through our Authentic You retreats.
Asking questions is a part of good communication in the workplace. Yet it can sometimes be difficult due to fear of looking incompetent. What can we do to improve?
It’s been a tough year and times continue to be hard for many. However, there’s lots of lessons we can take out of this difficult age.
Whether you’re old or young, there are some key skills that will help you become a leader in your own life; take control and be the person you want to be.
There’s lots of evidence to suggest that intuition is a valuable asset in the workplace. Unlike our horsey friends, though, it’s a skill that most of us humans need to develop and practise.
We often put in place new year’s resolutions, but how about a new year revisit of your work purpose to keep yourself and your team energised, focused and happy?
Practising compassion and putting yourself in the shoes of others goes a long way towards becoming a great leader and working better together as a team.
There are two sides to presence – each as important as the other. One is your presence, the very essence of who you are. And the other is being present in terms of giving the ones you are with your full attention and living in the moment without distraction.
Self-reflection and being conscious of how our actions, intentions, energy and body language impact others are an essential part of being a good leader. In practice, consciousness can be hard to achieve. But it’s not impossible! Like most ‘soft skills’, being more self-aware is a skill we can learn and develop.
Expertise can be gained in a number of ways, and it’s important to ensure we are continuously learning in order to remain at the top of our game.
Where does ingenuity come from? Is it an inherent talent or a learned skill? As leaders, how do we nurture it in ourselves and those around us?
Experience at work is important; however, there’s far more to it than the years on your resume. Experience is gained both inside and outside the office.
Perseverance is a common trait of successful leaders. Maintaining perseverance at work can be tough, particularly during challenging times, so here are some ideas to help you through.
Building your confidence at work and the confidence of those around you will make you a stronger and happier leader. Here’s some ways to go about it.
When we have inspiration, we do our best work. Think about where draw our inspiration from, whether we are inspiring others and if our work is aligned to our inspiration.