5 Ways Fearless Leaders Create Powerful Silence

Silence is an underrated leadership tool. Of course, I am not talking about the kind of ‘hostile silence’ that intimidates people into saying something! This is a silence that gives people time to think and opens up the conversational space for something richer than top of mind thoughts. Silence can be more challenging for extrovert...

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When: Owls, Larks and Third Birds

Dan Pink’s latest book ‘When: The scientific secrets of perfect timing’ had me enthralled from start to finish. He makes a strong case for thinking carefully about ‘when’ we do things – think, make decisions, exercise, time breaks… We are all governed by ‘circadian rhythms’ – our internal body clock that keeps us functioning.  Pink...

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How energised are you by Friday night?

When I work with leadership teams, different messages resonate with different people. Frankie leads a large team responsible for $550m of high-profile infrastructure projects. She’s a great people leader, stimulated by growth opportunities, and she loves her work. And yet by the time she reaches Friday, she’s exhausted—both mentally and physically. Fearless Leaders reach Friday...

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