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Leadership, Humility and Mission
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A Practice Five Reflection. In recent weeks, I have conducted a number of workshops with various widely differing groups on a series of topics from working in teams, to successful professional supervision practices, through to maintaining professional identity, effectiveness and satisfaction over a career. The workshops were held across regions covering a large geographical area.…

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Professional Supervision Webinar recording
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If you missed our webinar on Professional Supervision here is a link to the recording: webinar recording link. Don’t miss out on our next webinar on Addressing Dysfunction in Teams to be held on 3 May 2018.

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Performance: Not just a word or a cliché, but a CRITICAL CONCEPT.
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Performance: A Practice Five Reflection. Performance is a word that is thrown about in many forums regarding professional capacity, service delivery and leadership. It has also become unfortunately associated with the concept of less than optimal employee engagement and results delivery; in those cases, the employee providing lacklustre engagement and results finds him or herself…

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Addressing Dysfunctional Teams webinar with Dr Paul Gibney
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Free webinar Thursday 3 May 2018 – 11am Australian Eastern Standard Time Very few aspects of organisational life compromise leadership, culture, effectiveness, service delivery and positive outcomes as much as dysfunctional and destructive behaviour in work groups. Problematic behaviours from individuals, cliques, particular teams and/or rogue managers can completely disrupt and derail well-developed strategies and poison…

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Feedback and Reflection: A Process for Continuing Excellence in Leadership
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In his entertaining and informative book, Legacy, James Kerr (2013) outlines the All Blacks principles of establishing an effective and winning culture, and of exceptional leadership. One of their principles (now taken by many other organisations and teams) is stated in the humorous phrase “No Dickheads”. The principle essentially states that teams should not employ…

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A Paradoxical Task of Leadership
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A Practice Five® Reflection It is very common to read the traits of successful leaders and to read the tasks that successful leaders often undertake to ensure the success of their ventures. In fact, the descriptions of successful leadership qualities and, how to foster and instil those qualities have become an industry in itself. It…

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The Importance and Value of Professional Supervision webinar with Dr Paul Gibney
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Free webinar Friday 16 February 2018 – 11am Australian Eastern Daylight Time Professional Supervision involves a prolonged relationship between a supervisor and a direct report, and a commitment to development, organisational engagement and availability. We believe that professional supervision is at the heart of organisational success. Registration link Dr Gibney will present a model of supervision, the…

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Addressing Dysfunctional and Destructive Behaviour in Teams 2 day workshop – Brisbane: Tuesday 20 and Wednesday 21 March 2018
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Very few aspects of organisational life compromise leadership, culture, effectiveness, service delivery and positive outcomes as much as dysfunctional and destructive behaviour in work groups does.

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Designing & Leading Productive Teams 2 Day Workshop – Brisbane: Tuesday 13 and Wednesday 14 February 2018
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Productive teams are at the heart of successful organisations.  However traditional approaches to hierarchy and teams are giving way to a more decentralised ‘network of teams’approach.

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Unhappy team
Teams Leading Better & Overcoming Team Dysfunction
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In our consulting work, we are constantly asked for advice on working in teams and addressing team dysfunction. Nearly seven-in-ten (68 percent) of those who have ever worked on a team, admit they were part of a dysfunctional unit (University of Phoenix, 2013). Sadly, dysfunctional teams are common in the workplace … but good leaders…

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