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The Juggling Act

The struggle of the juggle is a topic very dear to my heart as a working mother of three, a Director, a Chairperson, a wife and an individual. So what is the struggle of the juggle? When I asked some of the key New Zealand women I know, they talked about this being the reality… Read more


Find the time to lead like an All Black

Apologies to all the non rugby fans out there but this is a big week in New Zealand.  With the final of the 2015 Rugby World Cup only days away, Kiwis and Aussies are working themselves into a patriotic fervour each hoping (praying) for the ‘right’ outcome on finals day. Although rugby is a team… Read more


Throwing Away the Map and Learning to Enjoy the Journey

This is a story of a traveller… A traveller who had travelled the world and wherever he travelled he fared very well, largely because he had his trusty map and his backpack.  His map was very detailed, it showed him where to turn when he came to obstacles and his backpack was fully stocked with… Read more


Testing your Trust

There are times when other people really test your faith in your fellow man or woman. You try and play by the rules of reasonability, good faith and decency only to find that others have been stringing the game along to meet their own agenda and, in hindsight, are not deserving of your trust. The… Read more


The team who had trust nailed (and what we can learn from them)

This week, I had the privilege of working with a team where the trust among the group was phenomenal – quite literally something to behold. What was evident in this team where trust with a capital T was the order of the day? 1. A group who, as soon as they gathered for our workshop,… Read more