Australasian Leadership Institute Free Articles : May 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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  • How To Tell Your Team Bad News
    I know many Leaders who are part of businesses that are struggling and this has meant that very difficult decisions have had to be made including decisions on letting people go. Nowadays Leaders are seeking advice on how to convey bad news to their teams. In this weeks article I will share with you some tips and techniques that I passed onto my clients and leaders who have found themselves in these difficult situations of having to tell their teams bad news.
    Posted: Thursday 20 May 2021
  • Things That Bad Bosses Say (and what they really mean)
    You can truly identify a bad Boss by what they say because during my years of coaching I’ve seen a pattern of behaviour that the majority of bad leaders adhere to. They have certain sayings that unknowingly to them clearly demonstrate their inadequacies. In this weeks article I’m going to share with you what those common things are that bad Bosses say and I’m going to translate them to what those sayings really mean.
    Posted: Monday 17 May 2021