Does your intention meet your impact?

I just bought a packet of tamari almonds because I made an assumption that tamari and almonds are good for you and their brand has a good ‘healthy’ reputation. That got me thinking. Just because their brand is good…does it mean the almonds are good? The ACCC had to enforce that Sanitarium remove false claims…

‘Gut feel’ is a thing

Have you ever noticed that feeling of nausea in your stomach when someone asks you to do something that is outside your comfort zone? Maybe you get those butterflies in your tummy when you are about to meet with someone you’re interested in. Or the subtle and unexplainable ones where something just doesn’t feel right.…

Why I’m not a fan of online 360 feedback

The stereotypical 360 degree feedback surveys or assessments, gather perspectives of an employee’s performance and behaviour across all levels. From their manager, peers and direct reports (if any) and even customers or suppliers (if asked).  They are typically anonymous. In the 90’s they were initially used as a way to help an individual’s performance and…

We need hope

Have you ever felt unable to change your circumstances? Ever felt like life was happening to you… not with you? What about when you feel powerless with people or with decisions being made around you? Well you’re not alone.  Many of us do feel, or have felt like this at times or way too often. …

Give ‘em the tools

Being a leader is a really tough gig.  Not only do you need to be good at your craft but you are, all of a sudden, expected to become some kind of people expert. You’re expected to know what to do with all kinds of humans, to develop them and keep them motivated.  And it…

Resentment is so uns3xy

A ‘friend of a friend’ was once going out with this guy. He was awesome in so many ways. He was funny, thoughtful, fantastic with kids and super generous. He sounds great right?! Yep, there were so many fabulous traits but over time I started to see another side. We all have them. The yin…