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What Leaders Need To Know About Racism

By Ruby Campbell   • Jun 22, 2020

What Leaders Need To Know About Racism

In Australia, 2020 began with catastrophic bush fires, turning the decades-old scientific predictions on climate change into a tragic reality. Whilst still reeling from the loss of lives, livelihoods, flora, and fauna, Australians began to grapple with the Covid-19 pandemic. More lives and livelihoods were...

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Women are not from Venus: The truth about the differences between male & female brains

Since first published in 1992, the pop-psychology book Men are from Mars and Women are from Venus has sold over 15 million copies and has helped popularise a stereotype which had been around long before the author wrote his book: that men and women are...

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8 Resolutions Worth the Effort, According to Science

By Ruby Campbell   • Jan 23, 2019

8 Resolutions Worth the Effort, According to Science

We put together a list of resolutions worth the effort in the new year and beyond. It was inspired by the latest research on the science of wellbeing, sustainable high performance and happiness (for instance, the January 2019 edition of New Scientist). We hope it...

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Don’t be a burnout statistic – it’s time to renew

By Ruby Campbell   • Dec 04, 2018

Don’t be a burnout statistic – it’s time to renew

The topic of wellbeing at work has been gaining momentum around the world for quite some time now. Indeed, a new policy document has been published by the Australian government to assist organisations proactively achieve wellbeing in the workplace for their employees, as reported in...

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10 Leadership lessons from International Coaching in Leadership Forum – Harvard Medical School

Most of us have heard the trendy managerial acronym VUCA, which stands for volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous. Unfortunately, the acronym is trendy for all the wrong reasons – it encapsulates the characteristics of the 21st Century work environment as a result of accelerating...

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Nexus of neuroscience, coaching and leadership: next frontier

By Ruby Campbell   • Dec 03, 2018

Nexus of neuroscience, coaching and leadership: next frontier

A highlight of this year, so far, has been my ability to attend the 2018 Coaching in Leadership and Healthcare Conference in Boston, organised by the Harvard McClean Medical School Institute of Coaching. This is where STEMM (science, technology, engineering, maths & medicine) research...

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6 Key Learnings About Character

By Ruby Campbell   • Apr 17, 2018

6 Key Learnings About Character

Over the past few years, we have witnessed colossal transformations in the workplace, which according to the 2018 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report, have been driven by technological, social, economic and political changes. A major outcome from such complex factors is...

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Books Every Leader Must Read

By Ruby Campbell   • Apr 13, 2018

Books Every Leader Must Read

We are often asked about books that may help our clients continue with their growth journey and whilst the following list is not exhaustive, it contains seminal titles from respected thought leaders of our times. We hope you find them enriching and beneficial to...

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Should You Include Mindfulness in Leadership Development? Yes, but it Depends…

Leading in turbulent times is the new paradigm of the 21st Century, placing unprecedented demands on leaders. The magnitude and speed of changes are unprecedented, including the emergence of the Age of Automation; all of which emphasises the need for alternative, more relevant and adaptive...

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How to Achieve Career Goals Successfully: 4 Steps from Coaching Science

As an executive, you may feel as if you’re adrift in the world, working hard but not achieving something worthwhile, somewhere meaningful. This could be because you haven’t spent time thinking about what you want in life and haven’t set yourself clear goals. Would...

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