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The power of ‘Good Work’ – Reflections of a Senior Business Leader

I was speaking with a close and respected Senior Business Leader the other day who had recently finished a senior executive role after two seemingly successful years in the job.  On refection he said he was in a business that, with his experience and knowledge, he would be at the top of his game.  He

The Skill of Moving On Professionally

Everybody resigns from a job some time. We have all done it and most of us will do it again before we retire. It is never easy to resign; telling your manager that you are leaving your role is an extremely awkward and difficult conversation for most people to have. However, almost ironically, it is

Leading In The Face Of Adversity

This may provoke some interesting comments and I hope that it does! Over the last few weeks, there have been three events that have been really interesting to me to watch and I wanted to share my thoughts with you as it highlights Leadership in the modern world. Firstly: I am a British Citizen and

People, It Is OK To Leave!

At this time, people around the globe are caught up in “world cup fever” as Brazil hosts the World Cup of Football (or soccer as it is commonly known in Australia). After the Olympics, it is by far the largest sporting event in the world and is held every four years. I turned on the

How Do You Know When You Have Had Enough?

When is the right time to resign? This question was asked of me recently by somebody I met on a plane. I answered in a very non-committal way highlighting that there are a number of factors that lead to somebody resigning and that there is not one definitive answer. I was waffling, however I was