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Mental Health Q&A with Paul Spinks

Posted on June 28, 2017 in Mental Health

Mental Health Q&A with Paul Spinks

With so many pressures and expectations upon us, stress is on the rise. An estimated 80% of all emergency department admissions  - are now stress related. We asked Advanced Care Paramedic and Keynote Speaker Paul Spinks, some key questions about mental health. This Q&A session provides an insight into our current stress levels and its consequences. Perhaps most importantly, Paul discusses his ideas on how we can turn these alarming mental health statistics around, and create the change...More


The power of storytelling is undeniable for business

Posted on May 24, 2017 in Hot Keynote Topics

Has your organisation considered utilising storytelling to connect and engage with stakeholders? This article by Sophie Weldon, shares some great examples of its uses in business. Sophie is a strategic storytelling and intergenerational specialist. If you don't currently use storytelling in your organisation, perhaps her article might inspire you.   1. Marketing that listens The internet, amongst other things, has changed the way marketers operate and communities engage their members. Where...More


The secret to an agile, fast learning, and resilient team

Posted on May 24, 2017 in Mental Health

Every organisation Graeme Cowan speaks to is trying to do more with less, faster than they did before. This requires the capacity to try many things, fail a lot, learn quickly, and adopt the successful ideas fast. So what is the secret to an agile, fast learning and resilient tribe? Below Graeme comments on this fascinating topic. Amy Edmondson, a Harvard Business School Professor, and Google have a surprising finding....   In 1998 I was working in executive search and I remember one of my...More


Revisiting Leadership Character

Posted on May 24, 2017 in Leadership Development

Positive Influence and Trust-Relationships expert David Penglase has put together this ‘Intentional Success’ series of practical ‘how to’ videos for HR professionals and aspirational leaders looking for fresh evidence-based ideas and strategies on how to build thriving businesses where people can flourish. This is episode is titled Revisiting Leadership Character ‘Intentional Success’ Series  Episode 1: Do you see Leadership as a Privilege or a...More


Time to move beyond WHY

Posted on May 24, 2017 in Leadership Development

Positive Influence and Trust-Relationships expert David Penglase has put together this ‘Intentional Success’ series of practical ‘how to’ videos for HR professionals and aspirational leaders looking for fresh evidence-based ideas and strategies on how to build thriving businesses where people can flourish. This is episode is titled Time to move beyond WHY ‘Intentional Success’ Series  Episode 1: Do you see Leadership as a Privilege or a Position? Episode...More


Articulating and ‘Selling’ HR’s Value

Posted on January 17, 2017 in Leadership Development

Positive Influence and Trust-Relationships expert David Penglase has put together this ‘Intentional Success’ series of practical ‘how to’ videos for HR professionals and aspirational leaders looking for fresh evidence-based ideas and strategies on how to build thriving businesses where people can flourish. This is episode is titled Articulating and ‘Selling’ HR’s Value ‘Intentional Success’ Series  Episode 1: Do you see Leadership...More


A Christmas Carol

Posted on December 15, 2016 in Leadership Development

A Christmas Carol

John Hale is a strategic advisor at Hale Consulting Group. He assists leaders to craft and deliver value driven strategies. As Christmas rapidly approaches, let's look at end of year rewards from a strategic point of view. Written by John Hale. As a speaker and advisor, I find that now is a popular time to review the year with clients and look for fresh ways to create superior value and remain competitive. Yet at times, I see some silly things take place in the silly season. Often there are ghosts...More


Quietening the Overwhelming Noise of Disruption

Posted on May 24, 2017 in Hot Keynote Topics

Positive Influence and Trust-Relationships expert David Penglase has put together this ‘Intentional Success’ series of practical ‘how to’ videos for HR professionals and aspirational leaders looking for fresh evidence-based ideas and strategies on how to build thriving businesses where people can flourish. This is episode is titled Quietening the Overwhelming Noise of Disruption ‘Intentional Success’ Series Episode 1: Do you see Leadership as a...More


What if Work isn’t Meaningful?

Posted on December 12, 2016 in Leadership Development

Positive Influence and Trust-Relationships expert David Penglase has put together this ‘Intentional Success’ series of practical ‘how to’ videos for HR professionals and aspirational leaders looking for fresh evidence-based ideas and strategies on how to build thriving businesses where people can flourish. This episode is titled What if Work isn’t Meaningful?  ‘Intentional Success’ Series Episode 1: Do you see Leadership as a Privilege...More


Who do your Employees really Trust?

Posted on December 12, 2016

Positive Influence and Trust-Relationships expert David Penglase has put together this ‘Intentional Success’ series of practical ‘how to’ videos for HR professionals and aspirational leaders looking for fresh evidence-based ideas and strategies on how to build thriving businesses where people can flourish. This is the fifth episode titled Who do your Employees really Trust?   ‘Intentional Success’ Series Episode 1: Do you see Leadership as...More