Leaderonomics: 4 Steps to Unlocking Leadership Potential

Repa was recently invited to contribute to Leaderonomics, sharing her wisdom on influence and impact as a leader. Read the full article below, first published in April 2021. Gallup’s research shows that 82% of the time, leaders are promoted or selected for the wrong reasons.  They are promoted due to tenure, technical expertise, or good performance in another position. A client I recently worked with was a very good manager. He achieved fantastic results and prided himself on working alongside his team of 16 people to deliver results.  He was promoted to a leadership role, leading a global team of 350…

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CEO World: Why self-compassion is a powerful leadership tool

CEO World Magazine invited Repa to share her insights on self-compassion. In this article Repa shares what self-compassion is and how it can used as a powerful tool for leaders. Read the full article below, first published in April 2021. Uncertainty is here to stay.  The nature of an ever-changing world where the pace of change is accelerating means we cannot predict or control the future.  So how do you successfully navigate this terrain without getting stressed, overwhelmed and exhausted? The answer is to change the way you lead yourself, before you change the way you lead others.  This change starts…

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CEO World: The 3 Cs of Mindful Leadership

Repa was recently invited by CEO World Magazine to discuss what mindful leadership entails. In this article Repa shares the ‘Three C’s” of mindful leadership: consciousness, courage and compassion. Read the full article below, first published in April 2021. Consciously making courageous decisions with compassion The only thing certain is that we are living in a time of uncertainty.  Yet many organisations are failing to realise that their leaders must become resilient and learn to navigate disruption.  This goes far beyond corporate wellness programs, which don’t work. This new paradigm needs a new strategy for personal, team and organisational leadership.  Traditional…

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Business Woman Media: Why wellness programs don’t work

Asked to contribute to Business Woman Media, Repa wrote a new article discussing why corporate wellness programs don’t work – and what to do instead.  Read the full article below, first published on the Business Woman Media website in April 2021. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, 45% of Australians between the ages of 16 and 85 will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime.  One in five Australians has taken time off work in the past 12 months due to feeling mentally unwell (stressed, anxious, depressed or mentally unhealthy). The ever-accelerating pace of change, the bombardment of…

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CEO World: 3 Critical components of authentic leadership

Writing for CEO World Magazine again, Repa shares why authentic leadership is so important and how to achieve it. Read the full article below, first published in April 2021. Leaders succeed through influencing people and outcomes. If you want to inspire followership, you need to lead authentically, curating the right team culture as well as implementing strategy and ensuring good governance. To create a culture of trust, a leader needs to be conscious of their leadership purpose, use courage in decision making (particularly during uncertainty), and use compassion to navigate difficult emotions and situations.  These are the foundations of authentic leadership.…

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CEO World: Why resilience is crucial to successfully navigate disruption as a leader

An expert in the field of resilience, Repa was asked by CEO World Magazine to share her insights on how leaders can best navigate uncertainty. Read the full article below, first published in April 2021. As Volatility Uncertainty Complexity and Ambiguity continues and the pace of change accelerates, uncertainty is the new normal.  In an environment where there are no right answers, every leader must not only learn to adapt to this new situation, they must learn how to thrive and lead thriving teams. What has made you successful as a leader in the past will not ensure your success in…

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Balance the Grind: A Day In The Life Q&A

Repa recently appeared on Balance the Grind to engage in a Q&A regarding her take on work-life balance, and what she does to ensure all aspects of her life are catered for. Read the full Q&A below, first published in April 2021 on the Balance the Grind website. To kick things off, could you tell us a little about your career background and current role? My professional life started as a lawyer in the UK.  I was a Crown Prosecutor, commercial litigator and deputy general counsel in financial services before Head of Legal for the Institutional Bank at ANZ.  I then moved into…

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CEO World: 3 ways for leaders to manage their energy to experience joy more often at work

Repa was recently invited to write an article for CEO World Magazine. Providing insight into how to mindfully direct your energy, the article was first published in March 2021 on the CEO World website and can be read in full below. What do you think of when I ask you to be more productive?  Most people would say I need to “do more”.  The reality is that none of us will ever be able to complete all the tasks on our to-do list. Time management and work-life balance are not the answer.  Time is impossible to manage, and work-life balance is…

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The CEO Magazine: How to know if they are a good leader

Repa was recently invited to share her wisdom on mindful leadership with The CEO Magazine. Published online in March 2021, in this article Repa discusses how leaders can navigate uncertainty during the ‘new next normal’ of COVID, including 4 critical steps for leaders to unlock their leadership potential. “To shift from managing to leading requires a lift in your consciousness to have an intentional impact on others.” – Repa Patel Gallup’s State of the American Manager research shows that 82 per cent of the time, leaders are promoted or selected for a leadership role for the wrong reasons. They are promoted…

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Forge Magazine: Leading Mindfully Profile

Interested in how mindful leadership can impact organisations, Forge Magazine recently published a profile on Repa and her business. In this 2019 article (Vol. 5, no.3) Repa shares why mindful leadership is so important in modern organisations and what leaders need to do to thrive in today’s uncertain world. Enjoyed this article? Download a PDF

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