March 7, 2016

Positive Mental Health at Work (March 2016)

Eleven years ago I was nearing the end of participating in a 22-week virtual Authentic Happiness Coaching Program (AHC). From March 2003 to May 2005 Dr […]
April 22, 2015

Motivational Focus (April 2015)

What is your motivational focus? What is the motivational focus of the people around you? Take, for example, an executive manager who is responsible for developing […]
April 30, 2014

Shaping a Good Life

April 2014 Last week my husband, our friend and I walked for three days on the Great Ocean Walk track in Victoria, Australia. It was a […]
November 28, 2013

Adaptive Leadership

  “There is a desperate hope that people in authority know what they’re doing” (Marty Linsky) In my September blog, Bloated with Information, I commented that […]
September 6, 2013

Bloated with Information

At the Australian Financial Review’s (AFR) Leadership Conference in August 2011, one of the speakers referred to ‘information obesity’. It’s a term that has stuck with […]
May 15, 2013

Giving, Collaborating and Success

When you think about great teamwork, you’re likely to be thinking about collaboration, support, sharing, helping, co-operation and cohesiveness. But would you also be thinking givers, […]
February 7, 2013

Civility and Respect at Work

With a fresh new year ahead of us, a recent article about incivility and respect offers timely information about workplace civility. “The Price of Incivility” by […]
October 31, 2012

Excellence, Values, Virtues and Strengths

One of the great pleasures of my work is seeing the effects on people of conversations which engage strength, possibility, openness and curiosity. They point out […]
September 3, 2012

Cluttered Mind? Take a Breath

When we’re stressed, beyond busy and our minds are cluttered, it might seem a bit simplistic to take the good old-fashioned advice of stopping to catch […]