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About The Leader's Digest

I'm a leadership coach with over 15 years of experience in working alongside CEOs and senior leaders to harness their full potential - and achieve maximum results. The Leader's Digest is a pocket compendium, providing free leadership tips, insights and inspiration for busy executives, supporting the journey to great leadership.

What Leaders Can Learn From Pearl Divers

Dig deeper. Look past the first right answer. Last weekend on my run, I glanced across the harbour and saw this view of a boat on the water. If we were to glance briefly at the photo, we would only see … Continue reading

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6 Reasons Why Senior Executives Should Blog

Today’s post is written by Amy Cunningham – a communications consultant specialising in blogging for businesses and senior executives. Amy is also my blog manager and the other half of The Leader’s Digest.  If I asked you which company CEO you would … Continue reading

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Oops! We Made A Mistake…

Recently I received an email from e-book company Kobo which started something like this: Oops! We Made A Mistake…We’re sorry – we messed up. We want to apologise for any confusion this may have caused… I was surprised at my … Continue reading

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4 Easy Ways To Oil Your Team’s Wheels

One of the best things about my job is the opportunity to learn vicariously. Here are just 4 simple things you can start doing today to improve the cohesiveness and general all round awesomeness of your teams: 1. Cut down … Continue reading

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Sasquatch Dan Video Update

Yesterday we published a guest post by Scott Duncan from Aspire Executive Search – which was, by the way, fantastic. HOWEVER, a few people have experienced technical difficulties in viewing the video within Scott’s post. If you were one of … Continue reading

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Leadership, Authenticity and Sasquatch Dan

Today it is my pleasure to welcome guest blogger Scott Duncan to The Leader’s Digest. Scott is the Co-Founder and Director of Aspire Executive Search –  a boutique, New Zealand-owned executive search consultancy. Now this is an interesting display of leadership. If your … Continue reading

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Why Leaders Should Welcome Discomfort

This week, my personal trainer pushed me harder than I have been pushed in a long while. To say I felt “some discomfort” in the days following that mammoth sesh was an understatement. This is me using a straw in … Continue reading

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