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Remembering Rosie

Culture is about the human stories that shape who we become together at work. It cannot be constructed or fabricated. It’s already there, alive in the hearts of those who make it happen each day . I recently attended The Thriving Workplace event at Atlassian on how...

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What belongs in your culture?

This year my son has started high school.  To my alarm a friend of his was recently suspended for 5 days. Why? For having his close friend in a headlock.  It would be alarming except they always do that. If you can picture bears rumbling on the ground then you will...

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Why Good Leaders Are Also Followers

  We often picture a leader at the helm, charting the way forward through known and unknown waters.  They stand forward and provide direction. They anticipate and they solve complex issues. So, it might be a surprise to fathom that an outstanding leader is also...

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Why Leadership Programs Can Fail

Have you ever set out on a trip, believing you have everything you need, only to get down the road and realise you have left something important at home, raced back, started again and then realised you had left something ELSE behind? Well then, you might understand...

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When stress is your best friend

By Vanessa Fudge, Leading Well Founder   Working with a group of leaders in the NFP industry recently, I was asked, “Can we please look at stress today? I have been overwhelmed by the pressure of how much I have on my plate and it has started to...

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Resilience – The Forgotten Factor

As we all know resilience is our ability to stand back up after a knock and walk on even stronger. A lot of excellent insight has been offered through positive psychology and how to rewire our internal patterning to strengthen our resilience pathway (so we...

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From Push To Flow

Developing a Sense of Boundary at Work   Managing a sense of wellbeing when work demands are escalating can be difficult at the best of times, especially when family needs peak simultaneously with work needs.  Some things are outside the bounds of our...

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Managing Up: Fact or Fiction

A common agenda when coaching aspiring leads is, “How do I manage my manager?”.  One middle manager commented recently on the inadequacies of their boss.  Painfully aware of this person’s lack of communication skills and apparent inability to think...

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