Australasian Leadership Institute Free Articles : January 2014


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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  • Getting rid of the vampires in your life
    There are people in this world who look and talk like us but they are different. These people have unfulfilled lives. Where there should be self-love there are gaps. Where there should be light there is only darkness and they believe the only way to relieve this darkness is to take the light away from other people’s lives.
    Posted: Monday 27 January 2014
  • Developing Future Leaders by Mark wager
    What is the defining legacy of a leader? Is it the number of trophies that reside in his cabinet? Is it the number of people who miss him when he's gone or is it the quality of leadership lessons that he leaves behind?
    Posted: Thursday 23 January 2014
  • The Power of Leadership by Mark Wager
    In its simplest terms Leadership is the power to influence people. This ability to influence has been described as a form of power and in 1959 social psychologists did studies on the different bases of power and it’s in this work that you discover the fundamental forms of leadership
    Posted: Monday 20 January 2014
  • Top Tips for Millennial Leaders
    The path of leadership is not a set path. Some of us pursue leadership while others have it thrust upon them. Some become leaders later in life while others step into this role at an earlier age.This article details some of the tips that helped me through the beginning of my leadership journey and I hope will help you to.
    Posted: Monday 13 January 2014
  • The Four Layers of Leadership
    The difference between a company that excels and a company that is just good is found in the depth of leadership rather than the quality of leadership.
    Posted: Monday 6 January 2014

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