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Increase your Happiness Level for Success

In a previous post I talked about research that shows that, rather than what we have previously assumed to be the case i.e. that success (the next promotion; pay rise; relationship) leads to happiness, the relationship is actually reversed and happiness leads to success. Rather than happiness coming from the successful achievement of goals such… Read more


Don’t Burn the Roses

I come across many leaders who are in charge of teams of talent that they themselves excel at. They have often been promoted or climbed the ladder to an exec/leadership position and have a huge understanding of their own field, but limited experience of how to lead and deal with people strategy & management.  Let’s… Read more


The Art of the Bully

Bullying has been around forever. We see it in the playground, in politics in social media and of course in the workplace. More and more is being publicly said against bullying behaviour, yet we live in a world where the more we stand up to it, the more we seem to find. Bullying in the… Read more


Your Personal Brand

  “Your brand is what people say about you when you are not in the room” Jeff Bezos I co-facilitated a workshop last week inside one of our largest and most successful NZ companies. Part of the workshop addressed personal brands in the context of creating an image. “What is it you want to be… Read more


Is Female Leadership Really Different?

For years women have kept their heads down and played by the rules. We’ve been certain that with enough hard work, our natural talents would be recognised and we would be rewarded. We’ve made undeniable progress and yet, as we’ve worked, ever diligent, the men around us often continue to get promoted faster, paid more… Read more