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Don’t be a burnout statistic – it’s time to renew

The topic of wellbeing at work has been gaining momentum around the world for quite some time now. Indeed, a new policy document has been published by the Australian government to assist organisations proactively achieve wellbeing in the workplace for their employees, as reported in the September edition of the Coaching for Growth newsletter. 

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Nexus of neuroscience, coaching and leadership: next frontier

A highlight of this year, so far, has been my ability to attend the 2018 Coaching in Leadership and Healthcare Conference in Boston, organised by the Harvard McClean Medical School Institute of Coaching. This is where STEMM (science, technology, engineering, maths & medicine) research meets coaching theory and gets translated into practical applications for leadership development and wellbeing programs for positive outcomes at all levels: individual, team and organisational. 

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10 Leadership lessons from International Coaching in Leadership Forum – Harvard Medical School

Most of us have heard the trendy managerial acronym VUCA, which stands for volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous. Unfortunately, the acronym is trendy for all the wrong reasons – it encapsulates the characteristics of the 21st Century work environment as a result of accelerating and ever-changing megatrends in technology, the economy and geopolitics.  

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6 Key Learnings About Character

6 Key Learnings About Character

Over the past few years, we have witnessed colossal transformations in the workplace, which according to the 2018 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report, have been driven by technological, social, economic and political changes. A major outcome from such complex factors is people’s loss of trust in their political and social institutions, and the expectation that business leaders will fill the gap.  

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Books Every Leader Must Read

Books Every Leader Must Read

We are often asked about books that may help our clients continue with their growth journey and whilst the following list is not exhaustive, it contains seminal titles from respected thought leaders of our times. We hope you find them enriching and beneficial to your personal and organisational success.  

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Should You Include Mindfulness in Leadership Development? Yes, but it Depends…

Leading in turbulent times is the new paradigm of the 21st Century, placing unprecedented demands on leaders. The magnitude and speed of changes are unprecedented, including the emergence of the Age of Automation; all of which emphasises the need for alternative, more relevant and adaptive approaches to leadership development.  

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How to Achieve Career Goals Successfully: 4 Steps from Coaching Science

As an executive, you may feel as if you’re adrift in the world, working hard but not achieving something worthwhile, somewhere meaningful. This could be because you haven’t spent time thinking about what you want in life and haven’t set yourself clear goals. Would you set out on a major journey with no real idea of your destination? And wouldn’t you want to have a clear idea of where you’re heading in life?  

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What to Look for in a Coach: Start with these 3 Questions

Everybody has a coach. Or at least it’s getting to be that way; just ask a HR or business leader. A reason for the current popularity of coaching is that many executives have realised that coaches offer expertise that may not be found inside the company. Another reason, and perhaps the most important one, is that most find it easier to confide in an objective outsider.  

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Recommended Book List

Recommended Book List

We are often asked about books that may help our clients continue with their growth journey and whilst the following list is not exhaustive, it contains seminal titles from respected thought leaders of our times. We hope you find them enriching and beneficial to your personal and organisational success.  

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