A skill that I am continually looking to hone in my role as a Scaling Up Coach is staying curious and consciously thinking about how I ask questions and indeed what questions I pose to help my clients gain greater clarity as to where their attention and intention needs to be.
Saturday, April 06, 2019
Have just got back from a fantastic trip to India working with an amazing group of women who work with my most recent Scaling Up client, KOCO are on a mission to change the world through the beautiful craft of high quality, hand-knitted garments.
Monday, February 25, 2019
Meetings often have a bad reputation and not without cause, consider some of this data: •Executives spend 40-50% (23hrs) of their working hours per week in meetings •90% of meeting attendees admit to daydreaming in them •73% acknowledge they do other work during meetings •25% of meetings are spent discussing irrelevant issues
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
I once sat in a strategy session with a CEO who asked endless questions of his team before cheerfully answering most of them himself. His executive team dubbed him the Boomerang Boss.
Monday, November 12, 2018
Apparently knowing someone’s birth order can assist in building your sales approach.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
When walking around the streets of Sydney and riding public transport, it is hard not to be conscious of the number of people clearly, deeply in 'conversation' through the use of their thumbs.
Monday, February 19, 2018
Recently I travelled to Poland to attend a wedding. I’ve done a lot of travel and I’ve had minimal problems with communications. The Polish language, however, is incredibly difficult and for the first time I struggled. It left me wondering how were we all going to survive the wedding?
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
I am sure you have at some point in time experienced lost sleep, sweaty palms, and procrastination in anticipation of an impending difficult conversation. But what makes a conversation difficult and how does one deal with it?
Monday, July 24, 2017
How does one engage someone in conversation over the telephone, someone whom you have never met before?
Friday, May 05, 2017
Research is confirming that first impressions are more lasting than we thought - and it takes less than one second for people to formulate their first impression of you.
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
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- We have all the answers
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- Leadership Lessons From India
- But What if it Breaks?
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- The Key 7 Elements you need to Dominate Your Industry
- Meetings Require Discipline.
- Successful Start Up, now what?
- Why Bosses Should be the Dumbest Person in the Room