Karen Morley Realise your leadership potential

Do you have untapped leadership potential?

Do you feel ‘executive stress’ - more of the challenges and less of the benefits of leading?

Are you looking to be more strategic, and less focused on the day-to-day detail?

Is your team yet to achieve a reputation for high performance?

If any of these apply to you, I can help. I coach leaders to be successful.

The work of leadership is now more challenging than ever before. Leaders are under great pressure to produce results at a faster pace, with fewer resources and less certainty. Many are overworked, and feel overburdened.

My mission is to change that! My goal is to help leaders to be exceptional. To be leaders everyone wants to work with, who bring out the best in others, and who get great results.

As an Executive Coach, I find it inspiring to coach individually. Group and team coaching can be even more powerful than individual coaching. Leaders who develop their capability and their own coaching style collaboratively with others, magnify the impact of development, double engagement and get twice as much done.

The thing that really lights me up is helping leaders to realise their full potential. I see myself as being like Michelangelo: he saw the angel within the marble and he carved until he set it free. I work with the potential hidden in each leader. I help shape you into the very best version of yourself.

I have extensive experience working with leaders, supporting and guiding their development. Get in touch to find out how you can achieve greater leadership success.

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I write regularly about leadership, coaching, personal transformation, inclusion, and gender balanced leadership. Explore my latest thinking below, and working papers and other resources here.

Leaders have relentlessly high standards; Bezos

Leaders have relentlessly high standards – many people may think these standards are unreasonably high. Amazon Leadership Principles Jeff Bezos, in his Letter to Shareowners 18-4-18, highlights how leaders can, and why they should, aim for very high...

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How to be an authority figure when you are ‘nice’

“I know my strengths. I’m very good at managing relationships and being collaborative, and at strategic thinking. I don’t like structure, and the usual business tasks of planning, budgeting and monitoring.  I know that I overplay my strengths, and that I...

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Time for women to get credit for their ideas

It's time for women to get credit for their ideas. Yesterday, Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop and Departmental Secretary Frances Adamson declared that the days of allowing men to take credit for women's ideas are over. Even women as successful...

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Diversity of thinking comes from diverse people

The weight of evidence on the value of diversity continues to grow. For those swayed by the weight of evidence... or who need some evidence to do some swaying, check out Scott Page's latest research. Diversity of thinking comes from diverse people: it's...

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How to be powerful and good at the same time

If you are a leader and you want to bring out the best in others and be both powerful and good, focus on the positive and minimize the negative, and grant your power generously. I was reminded of the challenges of leadership power in a recent coaching...

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To discuss your executive coaching and leadership development needs, please either call me on 0438 215 391, or complete the details below.

Dr Karen Morley
  • Realising leadership potential
  • Accelerating leadership careers
  • Creating Gender Balanced Leadership 
  • Inspiring inclusive leadership

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