Leaders: You’re Never Done Learning.

Leaders: You’re Never Done Learning.

Admit it: you were tempted to skip this one, right? After all, you’ve done your studying, you’ve paid your dues, you’ve worked your way up the hierarchy, and now you’ve made it to the top. You’re a leader; surely you’re now the teacher, not the student? Well, sure,...
11 principles for effective internal communication

11 principles for effective internal communication

 “Attend to the in-house before going to the out-house.” Have you heard that catchy phrase before? The first time I ever heard it — in 1983 at my first national school communications conference as a newly-hired school PR professional — I laughed out loud.  But do you...
Passion: why it’s jet fuel for your leadership.

Passion: why it’s jet fuel for your leadership.

“Follow your passion and you’ll never work a day in your life.” You’ve heard that one before, right? Passion has become a bit of a buzzword — we’re told that all we need to do is follow our passion and everything else will fall into place. Only somewhere along the way...
The 5 pillars of generosity every leader should know.

The 5 pillars of generosity every leader should know.

Whenever I go in to a new company or community I like to play a little game of Spot-the-Leader. You see, whether they’re already in a leadership position, or they’re on their way up the ladder, it doesn’t take me long to figure out who has true leadership potential....