The Four Hats Model by Executive Central offers a nuanced approach to coaching, balancing the delivery of knowledge with the cultivation of a supportive, empowering relationship. It underscores the importance of adaptability and relational dynamics in coaching, offering a framework that resonates with both coaches and clients alike.
Leaders are often at the forefront, making decisions that impact not only their teams but the entire organisation. This often puts corporate leaders at risk of burnout or diminishing their wellbeing – critical parts of ourselves that must be nurtured to lead others to the best of our potential. Part of nurturing our emotional and mental well-being includes continuing to grow our capacity to evolve and learn, an example being taking time to read.
At Executive Central, we are frequently asked why we are so passionate about strength-driven leadership development. This question strikes at the core of our organisation’s purpose: to ignite the limitless potential of leaders and their teams! We firmly believe that every organisation harbours the potential to achieve any goal it sets. The key lies in unlocking […]
About 1,730,000,000 results (0.37 seconds) is the typical internet search response to an enquiry about communication techniques. Those listed on the first page provide a series of rules or instructions to follow. Most reflect a consideration as to who you might be communicating with and suggest an approach that includes listening, showing empathy and asking questions. They […]
Regardless of the industry, one of the most critical professional skills is public speaking. Speaking comfortably and effectively to a crowd can facilitate formal board presentations and complex explanations to financial backers. It can also help you present ideas to colleagues and teammates. Every one of us wants to communicate better. Whether we’re presenting in […]
You can be a leader even if you don’t have a title. But if you want to achieve that title and the team leader or manager position, you’ll have to reconcile a dilemma. Despite having yet to have a leadership role, you must demonstrate leadership at work to those who make promotion decisions. Working on […]
First the why If you google ‘emerging leader programs’ you’ll get dozens of results, and with good reason. Business surveys keep telling us about the importance of leveraging talent and of developing manager/leader effectiveness. KPMG’s 2022 Australian Leadership Survey tells us that talent – recruiting, retaining and upskilling – is still the #1 issue, ahead […]
In a game of inches, a game of seconds, it’s easy for us to talk about the winning plays in any business or sporting team. There are mountains of ways that the sporting world and corporate world cross paths, each offering insights for each other to help coach their team to get over the line […]
By Mina Candalepas Consulting psychologist and SPEAK program founder From a young age I felt a high level of empathy, an innate sense of care for others and an interest in building a meaningful life. Thirty-five years ago those personal characteristics led me on the path to become a psychologist. In those early years, there […]
No one wants to feel like an imposter at work. But the truth is, imposter syndrome is a real thing. If you’ve ever felt like you don’t belong or you don’t deserve your job, know that you’re not alone. Most of us have experienced doubt and unworthiness at some point. But when your accomplishments result […]
The last few years have seen a huge number of impacts. Some positive, including that we are now talking more about mental wellbeing. Sometimes, this talking is not heard. It’s time to change… If the global pandemic taught us anything, it’s the importance of mental health. Many have been mentally stretched with lockdowns and mandates, […]
A more diverse workforce, including more women in leadership roles, is linked to more innovation and financial performance. Although the workplace landscape has diversified it is still no easy road for the women who are stepping up to leadership roles. Studies show that having women in leadership roles can help organisations forge a deeper connection […]