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Our values, our beliefs, our background, our feelings all determine how we perceive the world
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Many of you have had to press pause on your day-to-day business operations during the lockdown. Now is a key time to get advice on development and start planning business strategy moving forward. It's a tough time, but also a time of real opportunity for business ...

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8 Behaviours Leaders Think Are Effective But Employees Hate

When we find ourselves in the position of leading others, we all want to do our best. We often have grand visions of the great leader we want to be, but when we’re busy and under pressure, it doesn’t always work out how we’d like in reality ...

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Strategies to Avoid and Manage Brain Overload and Burnout

As well as burnout and health issues, a poor work/life balance and a feeling of being overwhelmed and overloaded are linked directly to staff inefficiency, low morale, and poor business performance ...

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Update and Increase Your Self-Awareness

Are you consciously aware of your values, behaviour, strengths, and passions? Are you aware of the impact your behaviour and way of doing things has on others? We can’t be good leaders without some up-to-date awareness of ourselves ...

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Create A Talent-Centric Culture

Modern, progressive companies, looking for every possible advantage in today’s competitive environment, are increasingly ditching the traditional approach and discovering that developing a people-focused talent-centric strategy is key to ...

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Building Sustainable Trust

Do you find it difficult to delegate and know the best person to lead each project or complete each task? Do you work well with and trust some team members more than others? Do you get frustrated or impatient when others don’t meet your expectations? There are many inputs ...

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You Are Good Enough – 13 Ways to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

Have you ever had the feeling everyone else knows what they're doing and where they’re going? At networking events or conferences have you felt that everyone is more ‘in-the-know’ or more qualified and experienced than you ...

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Collective Leadership – The What, Why, And How

Organisations today exist in a complex, intricately networked world full of greater uncertainty and higher velocity than at any other time in the business world. Organisational leadership must ...

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It’s Not The Size Of Your Domain That Counts

A great leader once spoke to me of 'domains'. It’s not a word we use much today, unless we’re talking about the internet or the lovely green park in the centre of Auckland city. Every leader has a domain, he told me, and this is where he or ...

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Are You Blue-Screening To Burnout?

If your colleagues all became more like you, would that be good for them? Most of us are in desperate need of some lifestyle changes if we want to not only have 'good' health but to flourish. What does good health mean to you? ...

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Manage Your Expectations in 2018

“Bloody clouds. I didn’t come all the way to New Zealand for this!” she muttered.It was the very beginning of 2018 and we were in the sunniest place in New Zealand – the Abel Tasman National Park ...

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Monitor Your Leadership Dashboard

Yesterday, I was meeting with an overseas colleague over Skype on my phone when my phone battery suddenly died and abruptly cut off our conversation. I had no way of charging it in that moment so I had to wait another hour to ...

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The Potential Of Teams In Flow

Flow is one of the most basic yet critical elements of teamwork. Flow is the degree to which we feel we have enough challenging and meaningful work without becoming overloaded. It’s where productivity, energy, and performance are ...

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Do Incentives Work For Sales Team Performance?

On a farm you’ll find water troughs, each with a ball cock that floats on the surface of the water and opens or closes the tap to control the flow of water into the trough. A well-functioning ball ....

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Ready To Lead Gen Z?

While we’re all just getting our heads around how to manage and lead Millennials, the next generation has already snuck into the workforce in droves. Are you ready to lead Gen Z?Anyone born from...

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10 Signs Of A Toxic Leader

Effective leaders know there is always more to learn and room to grow. Others, however, may not believe they have anything else to learn or improve.Toxic leaders blissfully go...

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12 Characteristics & Behaviours Of An Authentic Servant Leader

Leadership and management can be very depleting. When I’m tired I don’t always seem to have it in me to be patient and generous. I make a quick decision instead of empowering, solve the problem instead of ...

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Is It Always What’s On The Inside That Counts?

Of course, we all know that what’s on the inside is crucial to a happy and fulfilling life. Our values, our beliefs, our background...

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7 Ways To Avoid Corporate Training Fluff

Many training providers wow us with their promises to deliver valuable workshops and courses that turn companies...

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