How to foster a culture of collaboration

How to foster a culture of collaboration

I’m often asked by leaders what messages they should be communicating to their teams. The purpose of leadership communication is to inform, inspire, engage and unite your team. And with this in mind, I believe the most important messages to communicate are those that:...
How to instil confidence amongst your team

How to instil confidence amongst your team

I’m often asked by leaders what messages they should be communicating to their teams. The purpose of leadership communication is to inform, inspire, engage and unite your team. And with this in mind, I believe the most important messages to communicate are those that:...
How to connect your team to the big picture

How to connect your team to the big picture

I’m often asked what messages leaders should be communicating with their teams. The purpose of leadership communication is to inform, inspire, engage, and unite your team. With this in mind, I believe the most important messages to communicate are those that serve to:...
How effective communication creates high-performing teams

How effective communication creates high-performing teams

Picture some of the most high-performing teams you can think of: The New Zealand All Blacks The emergency services team responding to an accident Even the parents working together every morning to get their kids to school and themselves to the office on time Teams...
Why you should actively choose to listen

Why you should actively choose to listen

Of all the skills we’re taught at school, I’ve often wondered why active listening isn’t one of them. Especially when you consider that research shows we spend up to 80% of our day engaged in communication with others. Of this, 55% of our time is...
5 signs you need a leadership communication coach

5 signs you need a leadership communication coach

When I tell people I’m a leadership communication coach, I often get asked why a leader would engage a communications coach – surely, they know how to communicate? Yes, you do – but just like a sports coach or a business coach my role is my job is to make...