Straight from the horse’s mouth…
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.
Ethics in the workplace are integral to how you operate as a leader and in a team. It’s worth defining what your personal ethics as they have a big impact on the way we work.
I’ve been running a business for almost ten years, and encountered so many challenges along the way. They have taught me valuable lessons for any leader.
Spring is here and we can use it to make some positive changes in our lives, such as letting go, moving on and doing something new. Here’s some ideas to start.
Do you have the courage to follow your inner child? Not all of us do, which is why I think adult leaders can learn a lot from kids.
With RUOK Day approaching, I share my personal reflections on what it means to ask someone how they are. Our response needs to be authentic and genuine and embrace our community spirit.
Working with horses has given me a passion for leadership and taught me about life. Here’s how I discovered the four ps: presence, patience, perseverance and purpose.
With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing so many changes to our work, it’s worthwhile being aware of all the leadership skills we develop outside the office.
Leadership is far more than a job title. We can be leaders in many aspects of our lives, from our homes to our communities.
Connection is more important than ever after being physically distant from others. Here’s some ways to make connections with others meaningful.
Tips for making your off-site meeting a raging success There’s advantages to holding an off-site or project kick-off meeting to make sure you’re aligned on strategy and functioning as a team. However, it’s important to get the agenda and venue right to ensure...