We held our own Aide de MD biannual strategy workshop recently. You can imagine, enormous post-it notes all over the office, sore arms from writing on the walls, and thank goodness for UberEATS delivery.
I recently had a conversation with a director who was changing companies. She was advised that passive aggressive behaviour was a problem in this specific organisation. Interesting. Why, when Australians are recognised for being so laid back, friendly and open?
I struggle with this concept. I know some amazingly strong people and they tell me that business owners and senior execs will sometimes not return calls or emails rather than saying “No, thank you” to a project or service.
Published in the Australian Financial Review – 21st December 2018 … If you want a different result next year from this year, do something different. Get a start over the holidays by using the following seven tips.
Coaching is the hot topic of the moment, again, or is it always? What do you think of coaching? I’ve noticed a change over the years, it is gaining increasing respect and recognition. Interviews I’ve seen on Bloomberg with highly recognised business “growth guru” Verne Harnish, (who’s recent book, Scalability, is on order for me […]
As a facilitator, it’s generally my own instinct which guides me from one stage to another in a presentation/workshop/strategy day. I have a full run-sheet which is a 5-minute breakdown of the 4-hour program but sometimes I need to go “off piste” depending on responses and the mood of the room.
This month I’ve been working in Brisbane, Berry (NSW) and Sydney. We have commenced work with three new clients including chairing an advisory board, running two strategy days and are half way through management programs for five new senior managers in transition. As well as this, I hosted a lunch at Pier One for the […]
It was Mother’s Day recently and I, like others, work with a lot of parents. I love being a mum. The above photo is from a wonderful day spent with my boys surfing. Amongst other things, I help people to manage the balance between their personal and professional lives. I see “masks” and internal conflict.