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Checklist – Are you change ready?

Checklist – Are you change ready?

Is your organisation looking to makes changes this financial year? It might be introducing new software, a relocation or acquiring a new business. There is enough research around, particularly from the world renowned change management company Prosci, that you need to seriously plan how you are going to approach your change project with change management….

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The impact of a bad apple

The impact of a bad apple

It is no secret that we meet teams who have trouble working together and therefore achieving their goals. There are a number of reasons why teams don’t work well – poor leadership, a lack of clear goals, a lack of accountability, a lack of follow through, poor relationships and unfortunately, having the wrong people/person in…

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A success story in leading change

A success story in leading change

Are you leading a change project in your business? Are you looking for the key ingredient to ‘make it happen?’ This may not sound like news to you, but to be successful, you need all your leaders on board. This means all those in supervisory positions who lead a team impacted by the change. Even though that…

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How to create awareness in changing times

How to create awareness in changing times

Are you a leader introducing change? What’s the one thing you can do in the early stages of the change to help your team? Have one-on-one conversations with each of the individuals in your team. Focus on conversing and using ‘open ended questions.’ In that interaction, firstly share and explore why you are changing, why…

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Brené Brown – Free Downloads

Brené Brown – Free Downloads

Recently Tracy and Maria went to see Brené Brown speak in Sydney. Dr. Brené Brown is a research professor who has spent the past two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy. She speaks passionately about leadership and what it takes to be powerful leaders. She is the author of five books including Dare to Lead and…

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How often do you do absolutely nothing?

How often do you do absolutely nothing?

How often do you stop and do nothing? Nothing. No phones, no TV. Just nothing. Do you stop and give the mind and body a rest and time to recover and regenerate? Maybe you grew up like we did with hard working parents who were always working hard. Sitting around wasn’t really an option. But…

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Is your team in a hole?

Is your team in a hole?

You know you are in a hole when your team is missing deadlines, the same mistakes keep happening, relationships are fracturing. As the leader you may feel ‘there is no way out of this hole.’ Knowing how to get out of the hole is often a big challenge in itself. We are currently working with…

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