Instead, she set about making a documentary called Baby, Let Your Hair Hang Down and started working with children who suffer from alopecia. She researched the identity and image problems children suffer as a result of the disease, which can lead to bullying and trauma. This is all on top of continuing her usual work.
“The Leader’s Beacon serves as a terrific reference point for current and aspiring leaders wanting to better understand – and put into practice – what’s required to become an effective communicator in today’s competitive marketplace.” Trevor Young, Director of Strategy + Innovation, Edelman Australia
Michelle and I have finished delivering our contribution to the National Seminar Series (NSS) run by the Australian Institute of Architects, slightly later than expected because of volcanic ash. We would like to thank everyone who participated for creating a great experience. We really enjoyed ourselves as we conducted two-hour seminars on creative practice management. [...]
Even the best managed and planned businesses can experience corporate growing pains. Take this story a small business owner told us recently. He began his business almost 30 years ago with a partner. Soon after starting, they realised their industry had a limited life span because of the changing business environment. They felt the industry [...]
A Brisbane woman, concerned for the welfare of her family, inspires a community movement #bakedrelief and demonstrates Exemplary Leadership in the model of Kouzes and Posner.
Kouzes & Posner have researched for over nearly 30 years across 70 countries to identify their model of Exemplary Leadership. It’s my favourite – what’s yours?
Our starting points should be respect for our fellow human beings, respect and trust in people rather than refusing to give them the basic rights that all people deserve. Respect and trust are things to be lost, not gained.
The theme that top-down power and management often don’t work is one I fully support. The problem here is a fundamental misunderstanding of the realities of an NFL team.
Twitter seems to accept that corporate growing pains are a natural part of corporate life, need to be recognised and addressed, and that they are a valuable part of corporate life. They have identified passion bleeders and success barriers and taken steps to remove them. Microsoft seems to be denying the existence of growing pains, instead looking at external forces (eg competitors, GFC). As a result, many are asking what Microsoft stands for and are looking much more closely at the values and products of others.
Sports can be a fantastic learning tool for business leaders. It is highly visible, there is extensive media coverage and people from all walks of life talk about it. The information is easy to find and is available to analyse and apply.
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