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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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Lean In

On a recent vacation in Hawaii I finally got round to reading “Lean In” by Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Facebook. This had been on my reading list since attending Avril Henry’s ‘Great Leaders are Made’ program earlier in the year. The book described as “The business manual of the year” by the Times has […]

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