Facing a difficult situation? Here’s the one question to ask yourself

Jasmina is a senior leader in a large government enterprise. COVID has been challenging, the work feels unrelenting, and now a significant restructure has been announced that may result in job losses. She is holding off overwhelm (only just), and here’s her strategy. ‘When I’m really tense and I’m not sure how well I’m handling

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How to identify causes of distance in your team

One of the biggest challenges currently facing leaders is effective leadership of virtual teams and virtual organisations. With people working from home and snap lockdowns being the current reality in Australian life, this is something I am often asked.  It’s easy to blame factors of physical distance for the friction and lack of cohesion experienced

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7 small ways to show courage in your leadership

One of my favourite TV programs recently has been ‘Old People’s Home For 4 Year Olds’. It’s part-documentary, part-reality TV following a social experiment bringing older people and 4-year-olds together in a structured learning environment for ‘learning, connection and friendship’. While this program is about many things, there are strong themes of courage. Courage for

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