How to Give Bad News Without Crushing your Colleague

Nobody likes to give bad news. It’s uncomfortable. It brings up feelings of guilt. You become concerned about hurting or offending the other person. You don’t want to damage your reputation or look like “the bad person”.

8 Future Trends in Learning and Development for 2019

Mentorship and Coaching, learning and development trends

Over the last 10 years, the learning and development (“L&D”) industry has been forced to be incredibly responsive and adapt to rapid technological and generational shifts.

How to Set Boundaries With Close Colleagues When You Get Promoted

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Emerging leaders who transition into a leadership role often experience a certain amount of anxiety when they have to set boundaries with team members who were previously their peers.

How to Communicate Confidently and Show Up Powerfully In Meetings

Communicate confidently and get your voice heard in meetings

Meetings are an ideal time for you as an emerging leader to show up powerfully and establish your executive presence. You have a seat at the table, this in and of itself can sometimes be the most difficult part. Your colleagues and important decision makers are all expecting your input and contribution.

5 Personal Branding Tips for New Leaders

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When you land a new leadership role and it’s the first time you’ve ever been a leader, there is a high chance that your reputation, personal brand and leadership ability that got you into that position will not be enough to get you further up in your career.

Leadership Workshop Event Schedule 2019, Perth

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I have been asked a number of times when I’m planning my next leadership workshops for 2019. In this article, you will find an event schedule which outlines all of the leadership training workshops that I have planned in 2019 in Perth, Australia.

How To Reinvent Your Leadership Brand in a New Position

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You have worked hard to create a solid personal brand for yourself early on in your career. It has served you exceedingly well up until now as it has enabled you to position yourself as a leader in your industry. But things have changed.

Manipulative versus Constructive Feedback. What is the difference?

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Leaders are expected to give feedback. It’s part of the responsibility when you’re in a leadership position. Others will be expecting you to inform them of what they’re doing right and what they can improve on.

5 Things You Should Do After a Business Conference

Business conferences, networking events for leaders

How many times have you paid money to attend a high-end business conference or networking event and never followed up with any of the connections you made? If this has happened, you’re doing a major disservice to your networking efforts as well as your career progression and business success.

5 Habits of Exceptionally Authentic Leaders

Authenticity is a key quality that many leaders strive to achieve. They want to present an authentic version of themselves to their team, clients and stakeholders. I completely understand this need. Who would want to feel like a fraud or pretend to be somebody that they’re not?