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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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Could Wellness replace Engagement as the New HR Metric?

Most HR professionals today need no convincing on the ROI for achieving high staff engagement. Statistics linking engagement to customer loyalty, productivity, sales revenue and workforce productivity have been amassing for decades. Yet when we look to the...

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7 Keys to Supercharge your Wellness Program

Wellness seems to be the new buzzword for large companies in attracting and retaining talent and lifting the productivity of their workforce. The excitement is palpable and creative ideas abound. Yet some wellness programs seem to hit the mark better than...

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