Sharing Her Insights

Through her blog, published whitepapers, and quizzes

I never stop thinking about how to make leadership more effective, much easier, and more satisfying.

Doing my training as a psychologist, I was taught to look at the evidence first, and identify how to translate that into practice. This is the ‘scientist-practitioner’ model. It has served me very well. And I use it in service to better leadership.

When it comes to leadership, I don’t think more has been written about many other topics. Not all of it is helpful. Not all of it has a research-base. Probably more is misleading than is helpful.

Since Lee Iaccoca published his eponymous ‘Iaccoca’ in 1984 we have been captured by the cult of the hero leader. It is past time to put that to rest. Inclusive leadership that serves the organisation’s needs rather than self-serving individual careers is what we need as we head into the 2020s and huge uncertainty.

My goal is that through my writing and my programs I can contribute to improving leadership so that it is seen as a service not an entitlement.  Please enjoy.

Latest Blog Posts 

How to successfully avoid the traps of gender bias

How to successfully avoid the traps of gender bias

When the revelations of #metoo caused a storm in Hollywood, and raised the lid on the mind-numbing extent of sexual harassment women experience at work, I caught myself thinking how lucky I was. At no time during my career had I been forced to have sex in return for...

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5 things to do to close the gender wage gap

5 things to do to close the gender wage gap

 Delighted to be interviewed for Thrive Global and Authority Magazine by Candice Georgiadis as part of her series “the five things we need to do to close the gender wage gap. I particularly enjoyed being asked about the lessons I've learned trying to help shift the...

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What’s the best way to influence remotely?

What’s the best way to influence remotely?

Influencing remotely is something that we're all getting better at. In one of my coaching session this week we discussed the challenges of managing underperformance remotely. It takes a disproportionate amount of time full stop, and is more challenging at a distance....

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Download Free Whitepapers

I have two series of Whitepapers that distill relevant evidence into workable actions.

The Generative Leadership series focuses on coaching, coaching culture, collaboration and psychological safety. The Inclusive Leadership series focuses on removing bias from leadership and making it more inclusive.

My latest series, Flexible Leadership, has commenced with Whitepaper #1 ‘How to be more influential as a remote leader’.

Quizzes to help you discover your leadership styles

Improving your leadership starts with understanding where you’re at right now. Then articulating where you want to be. The gap between the two is your development opportunity.

What’s the best way to understand where you’re at right now? Assessing yourself against a structured reliable framework, and getting feedback from others. Try my quizzes to help you understand more about your leadership and influencing styles. 

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