When collaborating takes courage

By |2020-09-02T09:58:40+10:00September 2nd, 2020|Corporate Wellness, Executive Coaching, Leadership|

You haven’t heard from me for a while. I live in Melbourne and you probably understand why I haven’t wanted to add to your inbox with more suggestions on “how to cope in a time of crisis”. I have however, been thinking deeply about the courage we all need to face new challenges right [...]

Leadership Wellbeing and Authentic Relationships

By |2020-04-08T15:02:13+10:00March 27th, 2020|Corporate Wellness, Executive Coaching, Leadership|

A level headed and beautifully optimistic client said to me this morning that she’s noticing that the prestigious international law firm that she works for is experiencing a sociological shift in the past week. She’s noticed a great equalizer that’s happening; regardless of position, colleagues are relaxing and being more real. They’re showing up [...]

A holiday wish for you: the courage to be real

By |2020-02-26T14:54:38+11:00February 26th, 2020|Executive Coaching, Leadership|

A holiday wish for you: the courage to be real Two days ago one of my best friends gave me some advice. He said, ‘you know Mary I think it’s about time you grew your hair long and grey’. Wow. Quite a bombshell for my demographic. It was also, in his mind, a good [...]

Leadership, who do you Trust?

By |2019-09-13T02:34:46+10:00September 13th, 2019|Executive Coaching, Leadership|

Leadership - Who do you trust? At the heart of the leadership challenge lies the ability to instill trust, engagement and a sense of belonging to the group, to the cause, to the challenges. The people around you need to be able to see you. To really see you. Without the layers of armour [...]

As She Speaks Forum

By |2019-09-16T16:31:19+10:00September 11th, 2019|Conflict Transformation, Corporate Wellness, Leadership|

There is no question that our professional lives are changing. The rise of the feminine is now entering the masculine domains of leadership and business and we are experiencing unprecedented uncertainty, change and difficulty as a cultural norm. As women, we are being asked to speak up and challenge the old paradigms. AS SHE [...]

People and Culture Case Study

By |2019-02-01T07:23:48+11:00November 5th, 2018|Corporate Wellness, Leadership|

In 2017 People and Culture approached us to assist in supporting the legal team through a time of excessive workload, pressure from external stakeholders and exhaustive legal proceedings. Initially the request was for ‘resilience training’, but our first step was to understand the adversity and the team’s responses to adversity, including the impact of [...]

“Us And Them” Case Study

By |2019-09-16T16:32:20+10:00November 2nd, 2018|Conflict Resolution, Conflict Transformation, Leadership|

In 2018 we were approached by the HR department to work with 10 key managers, at various levels of management to work on performance and capability issues that had been increasing over a 3 year period. The members of this team were chosen for both their positional and personal power, in an effort to [...]

Executive Coaching: Presence, Presentation and Gravitas.

By |2019-02-01T07:23:48+11:00October 3rd, 2018|Executive Coaching, Leadership|

One of the partners of a global management consultancy voiced a concern that in mid career he’d recently started to get nervous about presenting; especially in-house. We quickly identified that he’d fallen prey to the Imposter Syndrome. A phenomenon prevalent in senior management and one that our executive coaching programs address. * There are [...]