5 signs you need a communications coach

5 signs you need a communications coach

When I tell people I’m a leadership communications 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...
Cultivating a reputation of trust, in an age of distrust

Cultivating a reputation of trust, in an age of distrust

According to Edelman’s 2018 Global Trust Barometer Report, at just 45%, the level of trust in Australian business is the lowest it’s been since 2012.But what is trust; why is it so important to business and whose responsibility is it to cultivate?The importance of...
5 steps to active listening

5 steps to active listening

Active Listening is a communication technique that has been designed to help deepen the understanding between speaker and listener. In doing so, we are able to:Build stronger relationshipsImprove our ability to influence, persuade and negotiateAvoid misunderstandings...
How to maximise your impact as a leader

How to maximise your impact as a leader

Think of the leaders who have made some of the greatest contributions to society: Martin Luther King, Winston Churchill, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Richard Branson, Oprah Winfrey…They all know that to be an effective leader, you need to be an effective...
Why clear communication starts from within

Why clear communication starts from within

Why clear communication starts from withinTo be an effective leader, you have to be an effective communicator.And to be an effective communicator, you’ve got to be a clear communicator.Without clarity, even the most compelling of messages won’t be heard or understood....