Australian Financial Review: How great entrepreneurs like Jeff Bezos and Steve Jobs frame risk

2017-08-21T15:39:39+00:00 July 25th, 2017|

What do you do if you're an entrepreneur and you want to be the next Steve Jobs or Jeff Bezos? Those who are world-class in "entrepreneurial ability" have a huge amount in common, as different as the founders of Apple and Amazon might appear on the surface. They have similar skills, which come from similar "mental representations"

Inside HR: Want great leadership? Rewire your leaders’ brain circuitry

2017-08-21T15:40:08+00:00 July 13th, 2017|

The concept of born leaders is a myth and there are four essential steps that individuals usually take to become great leaders, according to an expert in leadership potential. “There is no such thing as a born leader,” said Anthony Mitchell, chief potential officer of boutique management consultancy Bendelta. “It is a myth. In fact,

CIO: ‘Imposter Syndrome’ can have harmful impacts on c-suite execs

2017-08-21T17:01:57+00:00 July 11th, 2017|

‘Imposter syndrome shouldn’t be seen as a pathological condition or necessarily a negative:’ Dr Ferres While 'imposter syndrome' is most common in high achieving women, and a constant foe, there are methods to combat the problem: Don’t let the critical voice steer you down the wrong path, and acknowledge the critic as a source of

Business Insider: Leaders really are made and not born

2017-08-21T15:40:50+00:00 July 10th, 2017|

Do you remember that executive who was such a natural? She never seemed stressed, always knew the right thing to say, delivered good results consistently. A born leader, right? Just had the right genes for leadership from the start. Remember that other boss you had? He was rubbish. Not much point trying to fix him.

Dynamic Business: How to become a world class leader

2017-08-21T15:43:49+00:00 July 6th, 2017|

The only standard that matters any more for leaders is world-class. Only world-class leaders can make their companies world-class and companies without this leadership excellence will inevitably fall short of being world-class themselves. So, how do you become a world-class leader? My company has spent the past two years researching the capabilities, routines and mental

Women’s Agenda: Six tips for being an exceptional leader, based on world-class performers

2017-08-21T17:07:48+00:00 July 1st, 2017|

What can we learn from the careers and hard work of world class performers, those who’ve exceeding in everything from sport to entrepreneurship and leadership? While we might not be able to replicate the direct performance of an Olympic athlete, we can learn from her rise to the top and apply it to our own