Being a Stealth leader can be like be a gardener. You prepare the soil ready for your seed. The ground is weeded, turned over, fertilised, the seed planted and watered. You nurture this little seed with the vision of it becoming a mighty tree. It might be a fruit tree or a massive elm tree.… Read More Bonsai or Forest? What’s your Leadership Style?
There are times in our lives that cause us to sit and reflect. I’ve had one of those just recently with the passing of Ted, a quietly spoken and humble man. I started to ponder what influence he and his wife Dawn have had on my life and the power of influence. Sitting in the… Read More The Power of Quiet Influence
The Corporate Shift There is a shift happening in the corporate world. There are a number of businesses that are now starting to look at the health and well-being of their employees and making sure that their needs, as a person, are meet. Not just in their work life, but in their home and family… Read More Spiritual Practice of Business 1.3
What does Spirituality in Business even mean? Generally speaking there is a big focus on our material needs. The advice goes, “Deal with these first, then once you have yourself set up you can be more altruistic in what you are doing.” You need to support yourself, your family, pay the bills etc.. It is… Read More Spiritual Practice of Business 1.2
Spirituality and business never seemed to mix. It appeared that there was no room in the corporate world for one to be connected to their own spirit and certainly not bring it into the office. The clash was too wide, the chiasm too deep. In the spiritual realm we focus on being compassionate and caring… Read More Spiritual Practice of Business 1.1
“This is what we are going to do,” announced the boss. “Can you tell us more? Why are we doing this?” asked the team. “Because I’m the boss and I say so.” Hmm, that didn’t go down too well. No one could get excited; no one could see the greater purpose or vision. And well,… Read More The Power of the Unified Vision – Unleash Your Teams Maximum Impact
We all want to make a difference. We want to feel that our lives have somehow been worthwhile and that something we have done will be meaningful to someone. It seems to be inbuilt within us. It is an essential part of our being that gives us fulfilment and a sense of purpose in life.… Read More Harnessing the Power of “Everyone Wants to Make a Difference”
Fella is my 43 year old Sulphur Crested Cockatoo. He’s a real character and has such an attitude. He has been in my family since I was a child and he was just a chick who had fallen out of his nest in a wind storm. We had to feed him a special baby mixture… Read More The Cockatoo Who Didn’t Know He Could Fly.
Do you know that 75% of employees are disengaged or disinterested in the workplace? This got me thinking. How is it that people volunteer and are enthusiastic about what they are doing, even though there is no material reward? While people go along to work, can get paid really well for what they do, yet… Read More Capturing the Volunteer Spirit in Employees
I want to let you on my secret, my dirty little secret. I am the world’s greatest procrastinator. Yep, that’s right. If there is a way to get out of something, I will find it. If there is a short-cut to take, I will take it. I don’t like to spend too much time doing… Read More My little secret