Have I Got a Story for You!

Have I Got a Story for You!

Oh, I have I got a tale for you! Margaret’s story Margaret and I met a cocktail networking event, an awards night for small business. Margaret is bright, sociable and authentically charming. That awkward question “What do you do” led to a fascinating conversation. It...
What is the Arc of Your Story?

What is the Arc of Your Story?

Conflict makes our world turn, our heads spin, our hearts race and sometimes our hearts break. It is the arc of every story, song, movie and indeed, many of your thoughts. What you rehearse becomes your reality. You are the director, scriptwriter and star of all your...
Customer Service Under Duress

Customer Service Under Duress

If you want to create a culture that is conducive to dealing with difficult and demanding people, your frontline and legal professionals must be able to deal with stressful situations with the confidence that they can manage emotionally charged and challenging...
Irrationally Yours

Irrationally Yours

In the real world, we can all be a little difficult and demanding at times when worried, stressed, or feeling defensive. We can fall victim to our strong reactions, difficult emotions and the subsequent irrational thinking that leads us to be pushy, impatient, or...

The Tip of The Iceberg

One month ago Anthony was excited about his promotion to Head of Business Development, after five years of hard work as Senior Engineer in a management role. It was a big opportunity, significant pay rise and recognition for his hard work and commitment to the...
The Tipping Point

The Tipping Point

I met Janni when she was at her lowest. She wanted to quit and run away from a job she loved, but that was set in an awful environment. Her health was impacted and she was miserable. Janni was 2IC in a large Early Childhood Centre. She felt that going to work each day...
What’s Your Leadership Pain Tolerance?

What’s Your Leadership Pain Tolerance?

Jules is a late-30s Senior Manager working on a significant national project, amidst the usual amount of corporate change. The latest restructure process has consolidated a destructive management configuration. One that unfortunately seems to be on the rise. Jules feeling like she’s juggling spinning chainsaws. If there’s to be blood spilt, she’s fearful it will be hers.

Are You an Emotion Coach?

Are You an Emotion Coach?

Your children’s emotions are not always easy to read and sometimes might be puzzling. Children often lack the words to explain their emotions and may have difficulties telling you about their feelings. You get clues, often only perhaps it all gets too much, and things spiral out of control.

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