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TEDX Sydney 2014: Ideas Worth Spreading

It was a privilege to attend TEDX Sydney 2014 on Sunday 26th April which is the world’s largest and most iconic TEDX event. TEDX represents connecting people and ideas and was created in the spirit of TED’s mission, “ideas worth spreading.”  My key takeaway from TEDX Sydney was not from any individual session but a […]

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Are you operating at your Performance Potential??

What would you say if you were told you could take small measures to dramatically enhance your chances of reaching your performance potential? That’s what the Performance Clinic live for, working with busy, stressed out executives, helping coach them to reach their performance potential! The Performance Clinic look at four areas of performance potential: Psychology – […]

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International Women’s Day 2014 – How will you get involved?

With International Women’s Day (IWD) rapidly approaching on Saturday 8th March I thought it would be a great opportunity to celebrate women in leadership and share some recent insights! Last week I attended Network Central’s 15th Birthday Luncheon which featured a panel of successful Women in Leadership moderated by Georgie Dent from Women’s Agenda. I […]

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Survive or Thrive in 2014?

Will you survive or thrive in the New Year ahead? I’m feeling inspired and set for the New Year ahead after a digital detox during a triathlon training camp in the beautiful Australian Alps! In seven days we completed 12km of swimming, 370km of biking in the mountains (including up to Charlotte’s Pass and Thredbo) […]

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The Famous Five: Are you Connecting?

At our second IECL NEXGEN event for young professionals last week we had the pleasure of Kim McGuinness from Network Central exploring how do you become a great connector? The enthusiastic, energetic Gen Y and X audience were eager to learn how to prepare themselves for a lifelong network! Kim generously shared her business relationship […]

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Disrupt or be Disrupted!

I had the recent pleasure of attending a CBA Women in Focus (@CBAWomeninFocus #womenCAN) event which had been on my look out list. When I saw the title  ‘Disrupt or be Disrupted’ I thought I have to go to this (even though it means missing my Thursday track session!). Women in Focus,  is a community set […]

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Meaning@Work and Meaning4Life

I have been thinking a lot recently about meaning in the workplace and more holistically meaning in life and wanted to share some powerful insights from recent experiences: On Wednesday 13th November I had the fortune to be taken by my dear colleague John to a Meaning@Work seminar set up by the Positivity Institute with Associate […]

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Adaptive Leadership: Smart Risks in Smart Ways

Adaptive leadership… the new black I am still in absolute awe and fascination after attending a session for Australian Public Service Commission (APSC) consultants last night in Canberra with Marty Linsky (@martylinsky) from Harvard University (@Harvard) on Adaptive Leadership. I like many others had expected a presentation on Adaptive Leadership where we learnt some principles and […]

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It’s not who you know, it’s who they know!

I wanted to write a blog on a subject I’m incredibly passionate about, the power of connection. Human beings are wired for it and now we have evidence that it’s crucial for business success. Networking has been a buzz word for a while and there is lots of talk currently that it should be replaced […]

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Getting to Change Agility – Creativity

Today I was fortunate to attend the Change Management Institute (@ChangeMgtIns) 2013 conference on ‘Getting to Change Agility’ (#changemanagement) at Doltone House in scenic Pyrmont. Here is the first in a series of blogs sharing summaries of the sessions I attended including my key takeaways. Keynote: Todd Sampson (@toddsampsonOz) ‘A celebration of the power of […]

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