Australasian Leadership Institute Free Articles : July 2015


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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  • The Secret of a Successful Team
    I've been involved with teams from the public sector and the private sector, teams of three people up to teams of three hundred, teams of one nationality and teams of many nationalities. With all this experience I would have to be a complete idiot not to see the the key differences in behaviour that separates the good team from the world class level teams. In this article I will share my observation of this key factor that separates the world class teams from the good teams.
    Posted: Monday 27 July 2015
  • Self Leadership by Mark Wager
    If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”
    Sun Tzu, The Art of War
    Posted: Monday 20 July 2015
  • How To Create A Winning Team Mentality
    A fundamental requirement of any successful team is the undeniable belief that they can succeed. Without this belief no success will ever be sustainable and they will just have fleeting moments in which they think the team has turned the corner when in reality it's only a brief respite. A winning team mentality is required for ongoing success.
    Posted: Monday 13 July 2015
  • Business Lessons From The All Blacks
    I've delivered team building workshops for teams in different countries and industries for many years and I've seen clear similarities in what makes a team successful regardless of where the team is bested or whether it is a rugby team or a team of architects. If you look into what has made the All Blacks so successful you will find valuable lessons that can help your team achieve ongoing success.
    Posted: Monday 6 July 2015

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