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Power and Authority in Leadership

Reflecting on the latest leadership challenges in terms of the election of the new President of the USA, the Brexit vote and the movements in the Australian political field, the question of power  and influence and the the authority of … Continue reading

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Quality in Organisations

Recently I was involved with an organization who had to address the issue of quality and how they would achieve it and know when they were there as part of their accreditation process. It occurred to me that while thinking … Continue reading

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Teams in a Time of Change

I recently facilitated a workshop for a Government department Young Professionals Network. This particular department had recently gone through massive organizational restructuring. Valued relationships were broken down and new ones needed to be formed to achieve the necessary  work. There … Continue reading

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Resolving Conflict Through Metaphor

I have recently been asked to work in the area of conflict resolution. It seems that with increased stressors in the workplace such as impending change or simply people being forced to work together with others they normally would not … Continue reading

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Leadership, Risk and Personal Safety

Leaders today need to be “learning agile”. This means taking risks, reflecting and innovating. The Centre for Creative Leadership( CCL)  has published a paper “Learning About Learning Agility”   which explains this in detail and provides a model for these behaviours ) The article … Continue reading

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Thinking More About Leadership

Recent events in an organisation I am only too familiar with have again set me thinking about leadership and the need to develop leaders who are empathic, emotionally intelligent and who recognise the worth and importance of the people within … Continue reading

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People Can Change

  Recently I had some nice feedback from a group that I had facilitated a workshop with. The group had undergone significant change and it had proved painful. So painful to a point where the staff attitude survey showed the … Continue reading

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