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Agile Leadership in the time of the “New Normal”

The term “agile leadership” is one which applies to the leader who is very conscious of the need to be adaptive and who doesn’t believe that there is a “one size fits all” type response to situations. Never before, has there been a greater need for such agility or for such situational leadership responses. For leaders who have been used to demonstrating and implementing a “control and command” form of … Continue reading

Lessons from a “Bombshell”

I recall walking in the streets of Collingwood and coming across a striking piece of graffiti art of a beautiful woman who was clearly from another era and seemed familiar. Enquiring among friends confirmed the woman was Hedy Lamarr, a famed Hollywood golden era movie star. Not long after, filling in hours on a long flight, I found the movie menu offered a documentary about the same Hedy Lamarr, curiously … Continue reading

Reticence to lead? You may be exactly what is needed!

We live in a time when “leadership” is said to be in very short supply across all sectors of our community and more widely across the world. The familiar lament about the lack of “leadership” in our Federal Parliament is now matched by our shock at the seeming absence of effective leadership in our key banking and financial sectors. Globally, we despair at the deteriorating state of the critically important … Continue reading