Welcome to Excellence in Leadership
Jan21

Welcome to Excellence in Leadership

At Excellence in Leadership we have a unique approach to working across broad and diverse organisations, delivering transformational cultural change that truly supports leaders and teams to thrive through change. We see that the pace of change today is unprecedented as we hear about the need to cut costs, increase productivity and improve service on an ongoing basis. Our advisors know that organisations want to do more than keep up,...

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Make leadership journaling part of your strategy
Jan19

Make leadership journaling part of your strategy

Elisabet Hearn and I wrote this article for 2020visionleader.com Don’t fall into the busy trap. There is great value in pausing to reflect, as it provides an opportunity to recognise what’s going on, evaluate results and consider options going forward. And journaling is a great way to do this, because it also adds the power of the written word, putting pen to paper, or fingers to keyboard. As thoughts are captured in a visual way (or...

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5th book award for The Leader’s Guide to Impact
Dec10

5th book award for The Leader’s Guide to Impact

Elisabet Hearn and I wrote this article for 2020visionleader.com We are proud and excited to share that we have received a FIFTH book award for our latest book, The Leader’s Guide to Impact. This Maincrest Media Award is our 11th award in total. This is what the jury said: “The Leader’s Guide is a pioneering book that combines modern principles of mindfulness and positive psychology to create a manifesto for successful leadership and...

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A healthy team culture with conflict leadership
Dec01

A healthy team culture with conflict leadership

Elisabet Hearn and I wrote this article for  2020visionleader.com Conflict and tension that don’t get properly resolved create stress, thereby impacting both mental/emotional and physical health. For that reason, conflict management is a key skill for both leaders and team members that want to be part of a healthy, productive, energising team experience.  In fact, we should call this conflict leadership not just management. All of us...

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Bridging the leadership void
Sep09

Bridging the leadership void

Elisabet Hearn and I wrote this article for  2020visionleader.com What happens in the leadership void, when all or several leaders resign or are let go? The current COVID pandemic has certainly created leadership voids all around the world. A leadership void creates a lot of uncertainty and concern. It can also cause a drain on knowledge and experience, which an organisation (a country or a community) is dependent on and cannot afford...

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If you’re too busy to laugh, you’re too busy
Sep01

If you’re too busy to laugh, you’re too busy

Elisabet Hearn and I wrote this article for 2020visionleader.com We all spend a lot of time at work, even if it’s virtual. Many spend more time with their colleagues than they do with friends and family. Sounds familiar? And when you spend that much time at work, it needs to be enjoyable and fun. That doesn’t mean that it has to be “laugh out loud” fun (although that’s great too!), but it needs to have great elements of joy and...

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