Australasian Leadership Institute Free Articles : April 2021


I am a former Broker Sales Manager and an Operations Manager who is now working as a leadership coach, consultant and strategist across four key areas:

  • Leadership of successful teams
  • Optimisation of mental performance 
  • Leadership psychology
  • High performing teams

Within these areas, I design, coach and facilitate bespoke leadership development programmes for individuals and teams including managers of all levels, directors, executives, professional athletes and aspiring leaders. My clients include the Delegates of the European Union, The Fred Hollows Foundation in Timor-Leste, the Fiji Sun newspaper, Lakes DHB, Kmart and Foodstuffs.

I am listed by Evan Carmichael as one of the top 100 leadership experts in the world to follow on Twitter.

When I design leadership programmes I draw from my twenty five years of managerial experience across a range of industries in the United Kingdom and here in New Zealand. I am accepted in the MBTI suite of tools and I am a professional member of NZAPT (New Zealand Association of Psychological Type) NZIM (New Zealand Institute of Management) and NZATD (New Zealand Association of Training & Development). I am a published author of two leadership books and I've had articles published in a range of magazines including Lifestyle for Men Magazine, M2, New Zealand Management Magazine as well as having a weekly business column with the Fiji Sun Newspaper. I am the current editor of Elite Leadership magazine.

If you want practical effective coaching and facilitation based on a foundation of modern leadership theories then get in touch via Twitter, the enquiry form below or call me direct on 021 354 831 (New Zealand)

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    There are different types of intelligence in the workplace, there are the people who have the classic type of intelligence who have the ability to store and recall a large amount of data. Ask them anything and they will give you the right answer. These academics are highly intelligent and are an asset to any organisation but there is another form of intelligence, one which is much more important if you want to become successful and that is emotional intelligence.
    Posted: Tuesday 13 April 2021
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    Last weekend, if you were watching Super Rugby Aotearoa you would have seen a major update when the Highlanders recorded their record win over the Crusaders. You might be surprised to learn that the principles behind their victory is connected to a Chinese military general who lived over two thousand years ago?
    Posted: Monday 12 April 2021