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The Power of Why

Posted by denise on 17 February 2017 | 0 Comments

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Simon Sinek’s ‘Why’ movement connects at so many levels.  The Why of what we do, the Why of what organisations do. 

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Women in Leadership

Posted by Denise on 29 September 2016 | 0 Comments

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There’s some US based research just out by McKinsey & Company which reveals that women continue to face challenges in becoming senior leaders.  The Women in the Workplace 2016 report showed that for every 100 women who are promoted to manager, 130 men are promoted.  Women are less likely to receive the first ‘critical promotion’ to manager and are less likely to be hired into more senior positions.  What this means is that the higher you look in companies the fewer women you see, especially at senior & board levels.

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How to get the best out of your people

Posted by denise on 12 January 2016 | 0 Comments

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Google Leadership .... you get 22,100,000 results,  Leadership styles = 9,920,000 results, People leadership = 55,800,000 results.  How and where do  you focus your skills and energy to bring out the best in your people?  Here's some tips below that are simple, focussed and seem to resonate with people at all levels. 

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23 Things Great Leaders Do

Posted by Denise on 7 May 2015 | 0 Comments

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Learnings from Military Leaders.  Google ‘leadership lessons’ and you get over 17million results.  Now,  I’m not a fan of command and control leadership (it doesn’t sit well with the diverse workforce of today),  but there are some lessons we can take from military leadership especially around building leaders that people want to follow.  Here’s a few nuggets  below:

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Loving your work?

Posted by denise on 24 February 2014 | 0 Comments

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Engagement surveys, pulse checks, culture surveys.  All benchmark measures of how engaged, or not, are your employees. 

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Engage for Success

Posted by denise on 28 February 2013 | 0 Comments

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Recent research out of the UK reveals  a renewed focus on employee engagement as the country digs itself out of the mire of the GFC. 

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2013 : New Year : New Goals

Posted by denise on 7 January 2013 | 0 Comments

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2013, a new year.  A period of reflection as we kick off the old and move into the new :  What was great, what wasn’t so great, what would have been better?  It’s a time for personal goal setting and what you need to do differently to meet those goals. 

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Norman Schwarzkopf : Leadership Lessons

Posted by Denise on 1 January 2013 | 0 Comments


General  Norman ‘Stormin Normin’ Schwarzkopf died  on 27 December 2012.  General Schwarzkopf commanded Operation Desert Storm, successfully driving out Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi forces from Kuwait in 1991.  

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Kiwis off to pastures new?

Posted by denise on 7 November 2012 | 0 Comments

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2012 is nearly at and end with 2013 just around the corner.  For many people the new year heralds the ‘what next’ question for employees.  For many this will mean changed work horizons. 

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