Leadership Cafe

A woman walks into her favourite café for a coffee and leaves with a blue hat

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A woman walks into her favourite café and sits at the bar stool closest to the La Marzocco coffee machine. She orders her usual drink from the attentive barista and sits quietly waiting, fidgeting with her phone, looking for the answer to something. How is your Monday panning out? Asks the barista She hesitates, scans • • • Read more

Giving Feedback A Chance

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“How can I get rid of someone as painlessly as possible from my team?” My initial internal reaction is ‘Ouch’, followed by an out loud question: “What seems to be the underlying problem here?” My client’s replies, depending on proximity of the question to the next full moon, vary: • They don’t listen • Everyone • • • Read more

E tū! Be counted, you are a leader!

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Thank you, I am a leader! Bold words, confidence perhaps confused with arrogance? Leadership is a term that many people struggle to use and to identify with. Why? Why is leadership such a ‘scary’ or ‘bold’ term to use? Derek Sivers TED Talk, ‘How to start a movement’ features a Youtube clip of someone dancing • • • Read more

2016…..33 + days done

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Guest blog by: Kohe Ruwhiu, Co-Pilot Consultant with Goggles On! You know what they say… new year, new you. Well I don’t know about everyone else, but I don’t just automatically become a whole other person just because the sun sets on the 31st of December and rises on the 1st of January. January seems • • • Read more

The 1,000 hectares – a story of legacy

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When delivering Day 2 of the Taranaki Legacy Leadership Development Programme this week with my mentor Lawrence Green, I shared this story to start a session on vision and legacy. It was captured during our summer holiday in the South Island of New Zealand, and in particular our week in Waikawa, the Catlins. This story • • • Read more