Australasian Leadership Institute Free Articles : August 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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  • Why You Are Holding Yourself Back by Mark Wager
    It has always fascinated me just how many people hold themselves back, people who are clearly capable to achieving far more than they are doing yet for some reason they are not living up to their potential. In this week’s article I want to explore why this happens and if you are one of those people, what you can do to fulfil your potential.
    Posted: Monday 16 August 2021
  • When Senior Management Just Wont Listen
    These are phrases that I hear all too often “management don’t understand,” “management are too disconnected from what’s really going on” and “there’s no point in saying anything because management just won’t listen,” are some of the most common frustrations people have in the workplace with Senior management and the larger the organisation the more layers of management exist and with each layer the higher is the probability that these frustrations are present.
    Posted: Thursday 12 August 2021
  • How To Become A Gold Medal Leader
    Despite many obstacles, the Olympics have started and during the next month the best athletes in the world are coming together in order to compete for the most prized item in all of sports, the Olympic Gold medal. In order to reach this level you have to possess certain qualities that seperate you from the rest making you the best of the best in your field of expertise.
    Posted: Tuesday 10 August 2021