Archetypal leadership

Chris February 28, 2015

Introduction Archetypal leadership is nothing new. In fact, it is one of the oldest philosophical approaches to leadership there is – common across cultures, continents and languages. We use it every day when we talk about the “tyrant” manager, the…

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Core values

Chris March 14, 2014

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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Influential leadership

Chris July 17, 2012

We are teaming up with Davidson Recruitment to deliver an EA/PA event with networking drinks and canapés followed by a leadership development session entitled Influential Leadership. This session will support EAs and PAs to gain some insights into…

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Innovating leaders

Chris July 10, 2012

Tatts Group was looking to: support a small group of high-potential employees to develop the leadership skills that would enable them to positively impact on the future of Tatts Group; further develop their innovation, problem-solving and decision-making…

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Focused action

Chris June 10, 2012

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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Psychology of innovation

Chris May 1, 2012

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 May 1, 2012

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 April 17, 2012

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 March 26, 2012

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 October 28, 2011

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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Archetypal leadership

Chris August 30, 2011

This workshop was designed and delivered for the annual staff forum for the Department of Environment and Resource Management and focused on providing staff, managers and executives with a new way of looking at their interactions, leadership styles, all around…

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ALIA People Power

Chris July 15, 2011

One of the big dilemmas library and information management professionals face is finding ways to stretch and broaden their thinking in order to continue to develop both personally and professionally. This has a significant impact on individual and business performance…

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