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Why is purpose-driven leadership worth your investment?

In this blog we dive into what exactly is purpose-driven leadership and how leaders can truly benefit from discovering their why. As Mark Twain aptly stated, “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why”. The same could be said for leaders – […]

How to transform your employee performance reviews from painful to painless

As we approach the end of the year, our minds inevitably turn to performance reviews. These conversations are the perfect opportunity for leaders and their teams to connect and review what’s been achieved, however they are often dreaded or seen as simply another administrative task to be completed. Forbes HR Council suggests the negative anticipation […]

How to identify emerging leaders in non-leadership roles

While succession planning is an embedded process in most large organisations, rarely is this extended beyond existing leaders. Research suggests emerging talent is generally the most at risk of leaving if not engaged in the talent planning process. Recent data from Work Institute’s Retention Report estimates that it costs as much as 33% of a […]

3 essential steps to prepare for CEO succession

It is essential for all organisations to ensure their longevity. So as CEO, one of your organisation’s most critical responsibilities is to consider who is going to succeed you. A survey conducted in 2019, revealed that only 35% of organisations had a formalised succession plan in place, which means there are a lot of organisations facing the […]

How to ensure your digital footprint enhances not hinders your career

What digital footprint are you leaving behind? With most of the world active across various social media platforms and online networking sites, it can be easy to forget that what you put online about yourself leaves an impression that can be difficult to erase. So, if you’re ready to jump into a new role, shift […]

10 potential traps to overcome in CEO succession planning

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 key steps to drive effective performance management

Performance management. Two words that strike dread into the hearts of leaders and employees alike. If the goal of performance management is to identify, measure and develop individual and team performance, why does it get such a bad rap?  After all, that sounds like a great outcome for both employees and the organisation, right? Performance […]

5 characteristics of charismatic leaders that will motivate employees

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 […]