Creating Effective People


Sep, 2016

Starting Young

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Do you think that changing mindsets is difficult? I meet people in the course of my coaching life who are still driven by their 5 year-old self. So much happens when we are young and installed only to be stuck like glue inside us. Most people don’t pay attention to this and in fact allow the same patterns to drive them through their entire life. This leads me to think that the process of behavioral and skills training, as well as values and ethics inculcation should in fact begin as […]



Nov, 2014

Is Spiritual Leadership The Way To Go?

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The world’s super power leader was at it again last week, winning fans with his charm and wit during a speech at the University of Queensland during the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Brisbane. Despite detractors who say he is all talk and no action back home, everyone was of the opinion that Barack Obama is a true statesman and superb orator. Unfortunately for Australia’s Prime Minister, the comments were not so generous when it came to him. It reminded me of the leaders of the past who had winning mindsets, […]



Oct, 2014

Skiing the Slopes of Leadership

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It was Boss’s Day on the 16th October. I was listening to the radio as I drove out to do a keynote address to heads of private banks. My mind was systematically going through the points I had to raise during my talk but it was a difficult task as the DJ was getting callers to share how they planned to celebrate the day with their bosses. The talk back radio show was popular most mornings. A string of callers responded, some who liked their bosses and others dreading the […]



Sep, 2014

Modeling not on the Catwalk

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We were having friends over for dinner again. The lovely aroma of food and sound of the wok clanging was like a cacophony of sounds I was used to. Mum was the ultimate entertainer. She loved to cook and did it effortlessly. It was very usual for our family to have friends and family over for meals. As a child I looked forward to hearing that my favourite cousins were invited for a sleepover. It was our little reward that Dad afforded us. The deal was that we had to […]