I spoke to a smaller group in Newcastle at the Future of Leadership Conference.  I always enjoy meeting and working with people that live in regional areas away from the big cities.  Often they have this deep work ethic and are very curious to learn new ways of doing things. I was fortunate enough to run an additional workshop that provided the audience with a number of Leadership Hacks to help them save time at
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I was fortunate to present at the Future of Leadership Conference in Brisbane yesterday.  It was a great event with over 400 attendees that included Future Leaders, Frontline Supervisors, Middle Managers, and Executive Leaders. The speakers on the day were incredible.  Mykal Dixon’s presentation (and musical performance) on Creativity, Darren Hill and his message around Being Present as well as learning about research around Generational Leadership Insights. We heard from Ashley Fell around gaining skills and from Nam Baldwin on Peak Performance Conditioning.  As I listened to all the
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Recently I asked a Senior Manager about their new staff member and what they’d done to get them up to speed.  His response was very interesting because he had been so busy the previous 2 weeks he had not had time to work with his new employee.  Instead, he just had them watch a couple of other staff and he knew that he needed to do something better. Too often I hear a leader complain
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I have a question for you – how often do you check your email inbox each day, including on your phone? Not sure? Let’s play a little game. Every time you check your inbox write it down because by the end of the day you will be shocked how many times you were in the habit of checking.  According to a recent McKinsey Global Institute Report, employees spend on average 2.6 hours per day reading and
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It has been shown that many successful people continue to take the time to read books to build their knowledge and skills.  In a New York Times interview, Bill Gates said that he reads 50 books per year, which equates to 1 book per week (not bad for someone that is worth $100billion).  Warren Buffet is said to read at least 500 pages per day to help keep him up to speed on information and
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