Hello there! As promised here are your final 6 questions to consider – whilst career planning or transitioning to a new phase of your life! Remember working out what makes you tick – will help you uncover the areas of work which will be the most fulfilling for you in the future.  It will also help […]

For those of you who have been present in my leadership and management classes you know I believe that Self Awareness is the be all and end all! I absolutely believe you cannot be a good manager or leader unless you are self aware. However this also extends to life outside work. It has been proven […]

Hello there to you all! Hope your week has got off to a great start! Thank you for the feedback on my new blog! Its been very encouraging so far and there seems to be much interest around Emotional Intelligence, Thinking and Mindsets! Which is great news! One of the topics people are really interested in […]

 Step 1 – Self Awareness Research shows that a high level of self-awareness is fast becoming the number one skill required in the workplace by managers, leaders and high performers. Regardless of your industry, title or job description, if you are not selfaware, it is unlikely you will reach and sustain high levels of performance […]

Each month I will share my 2 favourite articles on Emotional Intelligence. This month they are both work and leadership focused. The first one is the most popular article ever written on Emotional Intelligence – What Makes a Leader by Daniel Goleman.  The second, Primal Leadership explores leadership further – and the science of moods!  Its an interesting read! Take a look! I […]

EI Leaders – Interpersonal Skills are the Key to Leadership Success A widely circulated report in the Harvard Business Review reveals that two out of every five new CEOs fail within their first 18 months on the job. The study of 5,247 hiring managers, conducted by Leadership IQ, further discloses that there is an equally […]

Want a job in 2025?  These are the sectors to focus on when Five million jobs will soon be lost to automation Image: REUTERS Written by Rosamond HuttFormative Content Published Monday 5 September 2016    Two-thirds of Americans expect that within 50 years, robots and computers will do much of the work humans do now. And less […]

What Makes Us Tick?: The Ten Desires That Drive Us by Hugh Mackay What Makes Us Tick?: The Ten Desires That Drive Us ‘vintage Mackay’ Courier-Mail ‘humanistic and balanced, encouraging and optimistic’ Canberra Times Insightful and engaging, What Makes Us Tick? helps to explain what drives us, concerns us and is important to each of […]

Developing your emotional intelligence. Getting comfortable with the “f” word – and how it drives performance. By Anna-Lucia Mackay   Anna-Lucia Mackay says feelings drive performance. Photo: Supplied COMMENT If there is one word in business that makes people roll their eyes – it’s the “f” word! Not the swear word – that’s common and almost […]

The four mindsets – how to lead without losing it “The key to happiness is intentional activity.” Anna-Lucia Mackay  The Australian  12:00AM October 16, 2015 What do we need to do to increase our self-control? Daniel Goleman in Working with Emotional Intelligence defines self-control as “managing disruptive emotions and impulses”. This requires that we, as […]