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Cultural Stewardship… a tricky business!

Boards are responsible for ‘cultural stewardship’ within their organisation… but how do boards know what the culture is like and then, how do they monitor the culture of their organisation?  In my last post I spoke about ‘purpose’ and ‘culture’ and the need for both to be in alignment within organisations… but how do you know … Continue reading "Cultural Stewardship… a tricky business!"

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Boards driving performance from the top: The importance of having a clear purpose

‘Purpose’ and ‘culture’ featured heavily in the presentations and discussions at the recent Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) Australian Governance Summit in Sydney and particularly in relation to the topic of high performing boards. Purpose and culture need to be in alignment. When purpose is clear, and the way people behave in the organisation … Continue reading "Boards driving performance from the top: The importance of having a clear purpose"

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Are you a courageous leader?

Where does courage come into leadership and do you need to display vulnerability to be courageous? I’ve just been reading the inspiring new book from Brené Brown, Dare to Lead, which I’m sure many of you have now read or have on your list of books to buy. According to Brené Brown the answer is ‘yes’ … Continue reading "Are you a courageous leader?"

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Getting through those first 100 days as CEO… and beyond

I recently facilitated a session with a group of female CEOs. It was a diverse group in terms of age and years of experience in CEO roles. We talked about many things, with a focus very much on the role of the CEO and the role of the Board, as well as the important relationship … Continue reading "Getting through those first 100 days as CEO… and beyond"

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Self Care at Christmas

As we get closer to Christmas it’s time to think about looking after yourself so you can give to others in 2019.  Just surviving the frantic pace of getting all the loose ends tied up so you can get out of the office for the holiday period can be stressful enough. For many, having to … Continue reading "Self Care at Christmas"

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