What does a Board of Directors do?

read 4 min As an organisation grows, the need for expert governance, assistance with core strategic guidance and the implementation of a code of conduct and key policies will increase. Having a Board of Directors in place will assist your company in identifying ways to continue growing, but what exactly does a Board of Directors do?   What […]

10 steps for success in an executive job interview

read 4 min Whether you’re already an executive or looking to jump to an executive role, there are some important steps to cover when preparing for your job interview. Knowing what to prepare is key to help you stand out from other candidates and convey you are the best person for the role. According to Forbes Magazine, organisational thinking has shifted dramatically […]

10 potential traps to overcome in CEO succession planning

read 3 min CEO succession planning is one of the most important responsibilities of a board but planning and effecting a successful CEO transition can have its complications. A global survey conducted in 2020 discovered that 56% of Australian and New Zealand companies did not have a contingency plan for CEO succession, 23% did not regularly discuss CEO […]

5 characteristics of charismatic leaders that will motivate employees

read 3 min As a leader, it is important to inspire and motivate your employees, increase their employee engagement and drive performance. Adopting a charismatic style of leadership is one way to encourage your employees to stretch beyond their abilities and is often considered a powerful way to lead. Charismatic leaders are extremely influential and enjoy taking risks. They […]

5 top tips to be a hybrid-working champion

read 3 min The disruptive and unprecedented nature of Covid-19 has transformed traditional work contexts and created an opportunity for flexibility and change. 2020 rapidly accelerated our understanding and adoption of remote working. It is clear now that there are a range of hybrid working environments that have begun to emerge, which require us to reimagine where and […]

Our top tips to update your LinkedIn profile in 2021

read 4 min The days of a static and standalone resume on LinkedIn are long gone. The platform is where Facebook and Instagram were years ago and the ability to reach, connect and impact is still very much achievable. Social Media Perth has a great resource with the ultimate and up-to-date list of LinkedIn statistics, which reveals LinkedIn’s […]

Are you an authentic leader? We share our top 5 tips

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read 4 min We’ve all heard the idiom, “just be yourself” but what does this actually mean for authentic leadership and and can being truly authentic hinder or help your ability to lead people? A study in the Leadership and Organisation Development Journal discovered that authentic leadership has a positive impact on work-related attitudes and happiness and is […]

7 strategies to transform how you manage your boss

read 3 min Have you ever managed up? It’s not a term we often use or a skill we usually develop but managing up or managing your boss is important and can transform your working environment. So, what exactly is managing up?              According to the Harvard Business Review, managing up is being […]

How to stand out in 2020 with your LinkedIn profile

read 3 min LinkedIn has more than 660 million users and that number grows daily so if you’re looking to stand out amongst the crowd and progress your career or grow your personal brand then there are a few things you can do to polish your profile. The days of only updating your resume for a job application […]

10 strategies to help leaders manage imposter syndrome

read 4 min This is the second part of my series on Imposter Syndrome. In my last blog we explored how and why people suffer from Imposter Syndrome and we discovered that not only is it extremely prevalent in the workplace, it is a topic that is not often discussed or addressed. What is imposter syndrome? Imposter Syndrome occurs when […]