Yup, it's a VUCA world. We're all running around chasing our tails, rolling out new initiatives at break-neck speed, learning to work with new systems, in new ways every day...and somehow, we are coping. Business is mostly, good. We are optimistic and our organisations look ...

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Did you know? Every year in March, the 20th (which happens to be tomorrow) has been designated International Happiness Day by the United Nations! On 28th June 2012, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the resolution to designate such a day each year, saying... "The General ...

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There are times when it becomes crystal clear what your focus needs to be in your role as a Leader. This is one of those times; have you heard of the 3:1, Positive to Negative ratio?It's pretty simple - according to research by Emily Heaphy (University of Michigan ...

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Working with a new client the other day, talking about her work and life, I could see it coming. Before the words had even formed on their lips, I braced myself for what I knew was coming…and sure enough, the next thing out of her mouth...“The ...

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Having dinner with old friends last weekend, the conversation eventually turned to work amongst our band of merry business owners. They were telling a funny story about seeing an ex-boss recently (who just happened to have been such a bad boss that they credit him ...

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A long time ago, early in my management career, I was told to “stop wearing my heart on my sleeve”. I was shamed into hiding my natural empathy for my co-workers; my desire to connect, to care and to nurture them professionally and personally. In ...

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