Diversity at the front end of innovation

Diversity at the front end of innovation

ICT and Digital is at the forefront of innovation and we know that diverse teams are far more innovative, more productive... so why is diversity in tech so hard to win? Men and women from the ICT & Digital sector gathered this week at Darling Harbour to discuss...

Delivering a Tough Message

Delivering a Tough Message

Q- "How did you tell them that you wanted this done" A- "Well they know" Q- "Were you explicit when you told them?" A- "Well no, but they know that's what's expected"   Does this sound familiar? I've worked with leaders in this scenario many, many times. Does it...

High Impact Presentations

High Impact Presentations

I do a lot of professional speaking, lots and lots of presentations. The feedback was always pretty good, but then I stumbled upon this strategy. I implemented it right away, changing up the structure of my presentation the night before a talk on Executive Presence...

How Gratitude Journals are Hurting your Confidence

How Gratitude Journals are Hurting your Confidence

There's been some buzz around Gratitude Journals, but in my experience they're a counter-productive confidence killer. They sure look pretty and they're useful for a few, but they're doing us more harm than good. Gratitude journals get you to record all the reasons...

Resumé Repair turned on its head

Resumé Repair turned on its head

Resumé writing the old way is tough, but by taking a different approach you’ll be much more effective. Whether it s a Board Resumé, a Leadership Resumé a Graduate Resumé or all the roles in between, applying these resumé repair strategies will amplify the impact of your resumé.

Leverage Moments of Success

Leverage Moments of Success

You've just smashed it out of the ballpark. You've hit a big goal and are quite ready to take three months off to sit by a pool and recover. Look after yourself, of course: but please, take a moment to ensure that you're getting the leverage from this success that you...

Ask for More

Ask for More

When did you last ask for a pay rise, or a better deal? Did you ask for more money or more flexibility? Did you pitch for more responsibility a secondment, a training course? What's holding you back from asking for more? See if you're not comfortable with the...

Resilience

Resilience

How resilient are you? We’re all trying to get more done but be less stressed out while achieving it, right? There’s a particular item on every too-busy person’s to do list and I’d like to know if you’re happy with it being there, or if it bothers you. It’s that...