Executive Potential articles

Core values

Chris

Whether people admit it or otherwise, values are incredibly important to them. People will invest enormous amounts of time and energy to rationalise their values, defend their values and even convince others of the value of their values. Values are…

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Coaching using feedback tools

Chris

In this interview with Chris Burton from Team Management Systems about how feedback tools such as the QO2 profile assist with determining key coaching processes such as readiness to change, goal setting, goal attainment and rapport building. The QO2 tool…

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Paying attention

Chris

So I get to the gym and I notice the guys swinging the weights, using their entire body to get it up, rather than the intended muscle. I notice how they are defeating the whole point of the exercise and…

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Executive Potential

Chris

The executive leadership team at MSIT were looking to better position themselves and consolidate their strengths in preparation for a significant organisational change that could include amalgamation. Their goal was to position themselves as strong, cohesive executive team that could…

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High Performance Emotion

Georgia

On Monday night we hosted our 2nd Women’s Potential Seminar for 2012. Such a range of women attended this event, from the mining industry to the fitness industry, from business owners to employees, and from lawyers to pharmacists. In…

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Athletes choking

Georgia

Georgia discusses how choking is a culmination of errors where athletes can’t bounce back because their focus turns to what went wrong, what they did wrong and past mistakes and failures. They lose focus on what they did and…

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Focused action

Chris

Focused action: leadership strategies for high-performance women (Part 4) Finally, everyone has a part of their psychology intimately interested in action, duty, significance. This part of our psychology is where things get done, where boundaries are set, where we…

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Inner wisdom

Chris

Inner wisdom: leadership strategies for high-performance women (Part 3) Everyone has a part of their psychology intimately interested in knowing, understanding and transforming. This part of our psychology can simplistically be broken into 2 domains: the part that questions…

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Real connections

Chris

The second core value that women need to consider is that of belonging/connection. This part of your psychology is very much interested in belonging to something, being at one with something. Sometimes that something is a person, sometimes it…

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Personal power

Chris

Everyone has a part of their psychology intimately interested in power, status, control and order. As social beings, we typically define our own level power in comparison with others. We are continually scanning the people around us to determine and…

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Authentic leadership

Chris

Last week I delivered two workshops for the 2nd annual innovation and improvement staff forum for Central Queensland region of the business improvement in government (Biig) network. While the Authentic Leadership workshop was targeted towards senior leaders and the Leading…

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IM Strategic priorities

Chris

The purpose and background to this workshop was to identify Information Management priorities across Government and seek agreement on key initiatives (and owners) in order to progress priorities in line with the Q2 strategic ICT strategic objectives, 2009-2014. To…

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