Category: Courage

Courageous Board Conversations

November 03, 2019 by

In an organisational context, one of the ultimate arenas for courage and vulnerability is the Boardroom. Courage is about taking action despite the existence of fear, and as such requires the presence of vulnerability – to own your fear, and to accept that the ideal outcome is not necessarily a certainty, and in fact, that […]

Categories: Courage, Culture, Executive Coaching, Leadership, Strategy, Strategy & Leadership, Uncategorized

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Investing in Onboarding

August 26, 2019 by

According to a 2018 survey by Jobvite, nearly one-third of all new recruits quit their jobs within the 90 days. A bad onboarding process can be costly, leading to poor performance and high turnover, and at best confusion on the part of the new recruit.

Categories: Courage, Culture, happiness, Leadership, Nic Stephen, personal development, Recognition, Trust, Wellbeing

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Perfectly imperfect

July 29, 2019 by

Working with leaders for so many years has afforded me the great privilege of getting a glimpse into the human psyche.  One powerful trend I often encounter is the perfectionistic mindset.  To strive for perfection is very compelling, almost intoxicating in our western world. 

Categories: Balance, Courage, Culture, happiness, Inspiration, Leadership, Personal Development, Recognition, Sara Redman, Self awareness, Trust, Wellbeing

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Thank you

July 26, 2019 by

Recently, a number of very brave CEOs… and me… did the Vinnies CEO sleepout in Launceston. 

Thank you to all those amazing people who sponsored me in this sleepout.

Categories: Balance, Courage, Drive, Inspiration, Meaning and purpose, personal development, Recognition, Self awareness, Tony Chapman, Trust

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Ego – it’s all about me

June 14, 2019 by

One truth that keeps showing up for me in my life and work is that self-awareness is a fundamental ingredient in inspirational leadership.  The more we build and cultivate our self-awareness, the greater we are able to ‘see’ who we really are, and what impact our actions have on others. 

Categories: Courage, Drive, High Performance, Leadership, personal development, Recognition, Sara Redman, Self awareness, Strategy, Strategy & Leadership, Trust

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Happy New Year!

May 28, 2019 by

Well, almost.

1 July marks the beginning of a new financial year. It’s a good time of year to stop and reflect, but also to look ahead.

If your business is like most good businesses, you’ve taken this opportunity to think about your budget for the year ahead… perhaps set a few targets…….

Categories: Courage, Drive, High Performance, Leadership, Recognition, Strategy, Tony Chapman, Trust

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Everyday Leaders

May 14, 2019 by

Over the last couple of months I’ve been writing a series of articles for The Examiner newspaper. The articles focus on leadership, and are set in the context of the Federal Election campaign.

Categories: Courage, Drive, High Performance, Leadership, Recognition, Strategy, Tony Chapman, Trust

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