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5 Crisis Comms Mistakes That Kill Corporate Culture

5 Crisis Comms Mistakes That Kill Corporate Culture

You’re invariably dealing with constant change as we navigate Covid-19 (Coronavirus), economic uncertainty and people’s fears. I’ve seen my fair share of changes, having been on the front-lines during the GFC and leading a business through redundancies, economic uncertainty and all the emotions that come with it.

4 Questions To Smash Your Self Sabotage Struggle

4 Questions To Smash Your Self Sabotage Struggle

Unfortunately, you’re probably sabotaging yourself in some pretty crappy ways. There’s a classic line that says ‘we are our own worst enemies’. I think life’s a bit more complicated than that BUT you definitely could be causing havoc for yourself unnecessarily. Here are some quickfire questions to help you to identify self sabotaging behaviour.

STOP: Vanity Metrics Are Killing Your Business Growth

STOP: Vanity Metrics Are Killing Your Business Growth

Reviewing views of the website, checking employee engagement scores and looking at billable work are all things a modern leader does. But are those the right metrics to look at? And how do you know if they drive sustainable business growth? We humans spent thousands of years chasing immediate rewards because, frankly, it was life or death.

Telling People To Do More Does Not Motivate

Telling People To Do More Does Not Motivate

Ever heard this one? “We just need everyone to do more with less”. Um, ok. What the h3ll does that mean for your team, your company, your hustle? If we could do ‘more’ why weren’t we already and how on earth are we going to do more now with less than before?

Focused On How Hard Things Are? You’re Losing

Focused On How Hard Things Are? You’re Losing

It’s way too easy leaders to let the current state of business consume you. In uncertain times, you alone get to choose to lead or be led. I want you to be like the buffalo in the image above. Here’s how Mindset, Outlook and Action will help dictate where you, your team and your business come out of this.

Reset For Growth: Ask These 6 Powerful Questions

Reset For Growth: Ask These 6 Powerful Questions

Growth is a funny thing. You’re busy so lose track of it. Caught up in the day to day and struggling to make traction. Wherever you’re at, if you’re ready to reset and refocus your strategy, plan and team then I’ve got six powerful questions to help you do just that.

How Your To-do List Is Symptomatic Of Your Focus

How Your To-do List Is Symptomatic Of Your Focus

To-do lists are a dangerous trap. One peek at your to-do list and I can tell you how focused you are or aren’t. I also can tell you why your personal results are the way they are. It’s not because I have some super list-reading power. It’s because I recognise the signs.

Are you running the day or is the day running you?

Are you running the day or is the day running you?

The flywheel of growth takes a mountain of effort. You’re pushing forward and pulling the world along behind you. Then, something pretty kick@ss happens: the flywheel starts spinning. Growth develops a rhythm and you’re building a completely measurable momentum.