Leadership Potential articles

Psychology of innovation

Chris

Innovation is born from deep tensions within our psychology, tensions between opposing desires of control and freedom, significance and integrity. When these forces are out of balance, true madness ensures, but not the type of madness that engenders innovation. Innovation…

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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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In service vs In purpose

Chris

Over Easter we went camping in Coloundra, only 200 metres from the crash of waves and rust of shipwreck. Like most campers, we brought with us the usual accoutrements: tent, tarpaulin, ropes, poles, mats, etc. Over several hours we crafted…

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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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Professional Development Day

Chris

Today we ran our second professional development day for ourselves and the various associates and sub-contractors who work for and with us at the BMW business centre in Westlake. This was a great opportunity to share the expertise from…

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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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Executive Assistant Roadshow

Chris

We were asked to deliver a keynote presentation at the EA/PA 2012 Roadshow for Tonkin Corporation. The event focused on the key challenges and aspects of the multi-faceted role of an Executive Assistant / Personal Assistant. The purpose of…

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FutureNET Young Professionals

Chris

The futureNET events are designed to inspire young professionals that there is more to being a professional than just the technical aspects of their role. This keynote presentation was addressed to over 200 young professionals from a variety of professions…

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Coaching for potential

Chris

The 2012 Southbank Institute of Technology Coaching for Potential Program kicked off in January with a full-day workshop that introduced over 22 participants from the to basic coaching theory, models and processes. The workshop was highly experiential, with participants…

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Coaching vs feedback

Chris

This month’s coaching community of practice workshop was a refresher for the 2011 cohort. We revised the GROW coaching process, the COACH conversational model and the importance of being mindful of the positions we take as coaches in regards…

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Professional Development Day

Chris

Today we ran our first professional development day for ourselves and the various associates and sub-contractors who work for and with us. This was a great opportunity to share the expertise from a wide variety of discipline areas, including…

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Goal-setting and goal-getting

Chris

As part of the 2012 National talent ID camp for Diving Australia, we ran two workshops: goal-setting and goal-getting. Goal-setting and goal-getting are the complementary halves of the success process and they require different states and…

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