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Strategies for sameness

Let me ask you a question. ‘How unique is your business/division?’ If you could rate your business/division out of 10 for uniqueness what would you give it?. When I talk uniqueness I mean the kind of uniqueness that gets you market place advantage over anyone else. Unless you are one of the few products in… Read more


The Real Benefit of Exercise

As I sit at my kitchen table on a Sunday afternoon planning work for the coming week, my mind is swirling with the upcoming week’s activities – I’ve nearly finished making the class costumes for my daughters end of term performance, the house is a mess, there is washing to sort out, and of course… Read more


Athlete trainer meets organisational leader

Recently I was privileged to listen to the wisdom of David Slyfield, one of the most sought-after athletic trainers in New Zealand.  He had just finished training the world-renowned Emirates Team New Zealand sailing team.  There are some strong links between the athlete trainer and the organisational leader. Having also trained some of the New Zealand… Read more


The Problem with Extroverts (by an Introvert)

I recently ran a session with a group of introverted leaders and we talked about some of the things that can frustrate introverts about extroverts – and mean they (extroverts) don’t get as much from the introverts as they could.  This blog is a summary of some of the elements we discussed and is a… Read more


10 Top Tips for Returning Parents

We have asked you what would be useful for you to receive and we have listened!  It seems the topic of transitioning out of and back into work is again very topical and of interest to many of you.  This transition (on and off the career track) is one of the areas that parents and… Read more