How To Unlock Your Leadership Potential
The best executive leaders know that authenticity is critical to effective leadership. But what does it mean to lead with authenticity? And how can we cultivate and sustain it over time, especially during difficult and challenging times? To me, leading with authenticity means aligning your thoughts, actions and behaviours with your values, and your purpose. It means continually evolving as a person, professional and leader while staying grounded in who you truly are or, if you prefer, your uniqueness. So how do you do this in practice? Here are some tips for leading with authenticity: 1. Practice self compassion Self…Read How To Unlock Your Leadership Potential
CEO World: How to leverage uncertainty to your team’s advantage
Repa was recently invited by CEO World Magazine to share her thoughts on team building during turbulent times. First published in February 2022, in this article Repa shares 3 steps leaders must take to increase their team’s impact during periods of uncertainty. In a survey I conducted of 190 leaders last December, a whopping 83% of respondents said that what they were most looking forward to over the holidays was a break from work and the opportunity to spend time with family. And it’s no surprise. According to recent Harvard Business Review research, the majority of employees are feeling…Read CEO World: How to leverage uncertainty to your team’s advantage
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
Lawyers Weekly: The changes you need to make to have impact as a leader
Repa was recently invited by Lawyers Weekly to share her thoughts on impactful leadership. First published in September 2021, in this article Repa shares 4 changes you can make to have more impact as a leader. This time last year I was looking forward to 2021. Many of the leaders I was working with were tired from the difficulties they had faced in 2020, and were hopeful that with Covid cases declining and a fresh start to the new year, 2021 would be more manageable, less disruptive, and good for business. How wrong we were. 2021 has certainly been a…Read Lawyers Weekly: The changes you need to make to have impact as a leader
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?
How to develop business strategy that engages the hearts and minds of your team
Many leaders and boards are grappling with how to manage a constantly changing COVID landscape. How do you: Develop a business strategy that allows you to respond quickly to market changes? Increase engagement at a time when people are struggling with uncertainty? Galvanise your organisation towards delivering your vision despite the daily deluge of distractions? The key is to shift the way you develop strategy. Use a methodology that energises your people whilst delivering exponential growth. One of the core methodologies I use to help teams thrive and move beyond incremental results is Appreciative Inquiry. It’s a strengths based approach…Read How to develop business strategy that engages the hearts and minds of your team