The secret key to overcoming burnout as a leader
Research shows that the rate of stress and burnout in the Australian workforce is increasing. Australian workers are some of the most burnt out in the world, according to a recent study by Adecco. As uncertainty ramps up its certainty, your ability to lead your team to deliver the business outcomes required is likely to be rocked about – yet the expectations on you continue to increase. Combined with resource shortages, returning to the office, hybrid working and the continued impacts of Covid on businesses, it’s no wonder that many teams are feeling drained. While you may think wellbeing initiatives…Read The secret key to overcoming burnout as a leader
How to curate your 2022 vision for the best leadership year ever
Have you started your 2022 planning? Last month I shared a simple tool to reflect on the past year and begin thinking about what strengths you can carry forward into the coming months. The next step in planning the best leadership year ever is to set your vision for 2022. Research shows that purpose drives performance. This is true not just for individual leaders, but for the organisations they work in. A strong sense of purpose acts as a compass for decision making, guiding the actions of leaders and their followers particularly during difficult times. A vision is your desired…Read How to curate your 2022 vision for the best leadership year ever
What will make 2022 your best leadership year ever?
If you haven’t started planning for 2022 yet, now is the perfect time. Most of us (at least in the eastern Australian states) are overwhelmed by the year that has been 2021. It feels like we are limping towards the finish line of the festive season. So why should you bother to plan your new year now, rather than wait until December and January? Well, glad you asked 😉 Conscious planning requires a number of steps which are easier when broken down and spaced out. The last thing you want to do is to overload your overwhelm. Reflection produces perspective,…Read What will make 2022 your best leadership year ever?
Overcome overwhelm and finish the year on a high note
What a year this has been. I could not have predicted that we would struggle to manage COVID and endure more lockdowns. Are you looking forward to the festive season as much as I am? If I told you there are 74 days left until Christmas, what would you say? Without strategically planning how to navigate the final quarter of the year, you run the risk of being swept into the holiday season, ending the year exhausted, overwhelmed and stressed out. If you want to finish your year on a high note, it’s time to consolidate your goals and make…Read Overcome overwhelm and finish the year on a high note
Are you ready to grow your leadership?
As we move further into Spring, nature reminds me of the change and growth that happens at this time of year. Already I’ve seen the cherry blossoms that line the streets blooming, and soon new plants and produce will begin to grow. But, without carefully planning and preparing the soil for Spring, those plants and produce would never grow and prosper. It’s the same in your leadership journey. If you want to grow into your full potential as a leader, have more impact in your work, and experience more joy in your role, you must consciously choose to change and…Read Are you ready to grow your leadership?