Tag Archives: 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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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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Being Like A Bumblebee

This morning, as I was eating my breakfast, I noticed a bumblebee on the windowsill. For the entire time I ate my breakfast, the bee threw itself against the window, again and again and again, in a futile attempt to … Continue reading

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Dealing With Disappointment

Earlier this week most of New Zealand watched in awe and excited anticipation as the New Zealand Sevens Rugby Team took on South Africa in the Commonwealth Games final match. We were looking forward to a good, clean, confident game. And … Continue reading

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