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International Institute of Directors & Managers: What Are The 7 Key Ingredients Of Influence?

In an increasingly complex and ambiguous world, career success is less about technical skills and more about the ability to cut through the noise, get traction, and lead change. Having influence is the competitive advantage that makes this happen – faster and more easily. I spoke with International Institute of Directors and Managers on the 7 […]

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SmartCompany: How to train yourself to thrive through change

There’s a famous saying: “may you live in interesting times.” While many people debate the saying’s origin, there’s certainly no doubt that it applies today.  Successful change requires you to be purposeful, positive and planned.  Want to know how to train yourself to thrive through change? Read the full article on the Smart Company website to get you […]

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Women’s Agenda: How to steal back time by empowering those around you

A 2012 McKinsey Global Institute report found that the average office worker spends 61% of their working week writing emails, searching for information and communicating internally. While US data, which is easily extrapolated into the Australian context, found that professionals lose approximately 31 hours a month participating in unproductive meetings.  At the same time, leaders […]

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LG Professional: Increasing your influence at work and navigating change – can they be done at the same time?

In an increasingly complex environment, where practitioners are often asked to do more with less, it’s not hard to become frustrated or unsure of where your career is heading. Without influence it’s hard to get traction and grow your career.  The solution – learn to influence. The Local Government Professional shared some of my techniques for you […]

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