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Leveraging Power Here and Now

There has been an interesting power shift underway for the past 12 to 18 months that was sparked by the health pandemic. Where power once sat somewhat firmly with an employer or business, there has been a shift in power to the employee - the individual. 

Sep 21, 2021

Topics: Leadership- Future of Work- Culture & Organisational Development

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What Impacts Culture

Consider how you operate each day. As everyday issues and challenges arise, we make decisions about how to handle them. How these situations are handled are a clear indication of your culture. Here’s what’s uniquely different about operating with “normal” or common challenges versus the unexpected. 

Aug 10, 2021

Topics: Leadership- Smarter Thinking- Culture & Organisational Development

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4 Noteworthy Questions to Ask About Company Culture

As the world of work continues to evolve, it’s important to focus on consciously creating a healthy workplace culture. This starts with being mindful of the day-to-day experiences of your team and extends across the entire employee lifecycle. 

Aug 10, 2021

Topics: Leadership- Profiling & Assessment Tools- Culture & Organisational Development

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The Change Leader

The change leader is able to leverage others' motivators or personal drivers to mobilise the energy to make change happen. Whether you are an executive, director or project leader, one of the most powerful and pivotal roles you can play in your organisation is that of a change leader

Jun 29, 2021

Topics: Leadership- Motivators & Drivers- Change & Transformation

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Should We? Top 9 Reasons to Hire a Head of Remote Work

If remote work is here to stay, should there be an executive role dedicated to the associated challenges and responsibilities? It’s an interesting indication about the future of remote work that leading tech companies are hiring C-suite and senior level roles dedicated to this exact purpose. 

Mar 16, 2021

Topics: Leadership- Recruitment & Selection- Future of Work

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Traits of a Great Manager According to Google Researchers

Managers still matter. With more than a decade of research, Project Oxygen at Google has shown that the qualities that make managers great have grown and evolved along with the company. Anyone interested in leadership should be interested in what follows.

Nov 23, 2020

Topics: Leadership

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How to Engage My Stakeholders Virtually

Engaging stakeholders is different virtually compared to face-to-face. So much of the relationship between you and a stakeholder hinges on trust and communication, and it may be “unfamiliar territory” if you’re building a new virtual relationship with a stakeholder.

Sep 22, 2020

Topics: Leadership- Future of Work

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In a Nutshell: 6 Primal Leadership Styles

The Six Primal Leadership Styles, Six Emotional Leadership Styles, Six Resonant Leadership Styles, or sometimes referred to simply as Goleman’s Leadership Styles is a notable framework in the literature on organisational leadership and emotional intelligence...

Nov 12, 2019

Topics: Leadership- Business Models ("Nutshell" Series)

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