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Welcome To LeadershipHQ

Happy New Year! I have to say I am so excited about 2011. Don’t ask me why…maybe because I know this year is destined for great things for you, Leadership and me in the 21st Century. Firstly, thank you for taking your precious time out to read my first blog post! I have been thinking […]

Innovation Important Leadership Style

Perhaps you’ve heard the phrase, ‘A rolling stone gathers no moss.’ In essence, it refers to the concept that a stagnant position quickly becomes useless, unable to move forward when the environment dictates. And in the arena of business, forward progress is key. When faced with change, the past place a leader wants to seek […]

Womens Leadership Brain Think

Why Is It That We Have So Few Female Leaders? What Is It That Holds Us Back From Reaching The Same Levels As Our Male Leaders? We’ve Had Our First Female Prime Minister, For Heaven’s Sake.  Surely Things Should Have Changed By Now?  But They Have Not. Sheryl Sandberg, in her TEDTalk, quoted some statistics on […]

Leaders Interview Ceo Carsales Com Ltd

Our Leaders of Leaders interview this week is with the amazing Cameron McIntyre, CEO carsales.com Limited and he is featured in our latest Leaders Hub Magazine. carsales.com Ltd (ASX: CAR) is the largest online automotive, motorcycle and marine classifieds business in Australia. Attracting more Australians interested in buying or selling cars, motorcycles, trucks, caravans and boats […]

5 Reasons Need Board Leadership

Board Leadership by Sonia McDonald CEO & Founder LeadershipHQ The ability to oversee and govern your organisation, define its values, mission, and goals, and also create its culture, comes down to your board’s relative strength. Building a strong board is a difficult task for CEOs, Board Chairs, and allied board members, but it is more […]

Leadership A Deal Breaker For Smes Start Ups

This week I am the keynote speaker at the Ignite Conference at the Gympie Chamber on Leadership for SME’s, Start-Ups and Family Businesses. I have been reflecting on Leadership for SME’s a lot recently as well as speaking to many owners, founders and Directors of SME’s, Start-Ups and Family Businesses. There is a direct correlation between performance […]

How Are Performance Culture And Leadership Linked

Each workplace has a culture unique to it. A culture is, essentially, the shared perceptions, values, group norms and objectives/goals within a social unit, and includes how the unit solves problems, justifies themselves and interacts with each other. It can also include physical aspects such as the way an office is laid out or the […]

Millennial Leadership Style

As each generation takes up the reigns of senior leadership, they bring with them their own lessons and sensitivities concerning how best to manage not only their employees but also their customers and companies. These values are based on the unique impressions of the current tone of the generation and ensure for smooth and beneficial […]

Can You Afford the High Cost of Poor Leadership?

Many of us have seen poor leadership in action – those bosses that drive away your colleagues and new hires in droves, possibly even forcing you to quit as well. You’re left wondering why the management hasn’t changed, even in the face of such poor employee retention. When leadership in a company is poor, millions […]