Last week for International Womens’ Day, I was asked to give a speech as part of an inaugural Womens’ Group. I joined two other wonderful women who gave their perspectives
This week, as part of Volunteering Week, I had the pleasure of attending a workshop run by Martin J Cowling on how organisations sabotage their volunteer programmes. In summary, he lists
As Simon Sinek says in his book “Start with Why, how great leaders inspire everyone to take action“: “..There are leaders and there are those that lead. Leaders hold a
“..As Justice Mary Gaudron, the first woman to be appointed to the High Court, famously said in 1979: ”Equal pay was ‘won’ in 1969 and again in 1972 and yet
We often talk about the attributes of great leadership: courage, integrity and behaviours that mirror organisational values. And yet there are so many examples of leaders who don’t display these
Yesterday saw a planning session with a client around a long-term project they are implementing, which will align their strategic plan with their vision and their people practices. It is
Over the weekend, an investigative article on power and passion in corporate Australia appeared in the Age. It is well worth a read. One of the most striking elements of
A few weeks ago, I wrote an article on the angry employee in the workplace. Taking that further, a commenter asked for tips on how to deal with the apathetic employee.
It strikes me as remarkable that at a time when organisations are actively looking for ways to sustain their competitive advantage; the ability to effectively deal with one of the
At a party the other night, I heard an amusing story that went as follows: the little brother would demand two coins from his sister in exchange for one coin.