It sounds scary and it can be. Malicious envy. What’s interesting about this destructive and powerful emotion is how successful leaders can trigger it. Let’s start with some definitions. You […]
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Sometimes a crisis forces you to look hard at life, including where you are in your career. A life crisis can be unexpected. Cancer can hit. An accident can put […]
Tim, a senior manager, was chairing a meeting on a work matter that needed immediate resolution and the support of his team. He talked, and talked and talked, explaining over […]
What happens when life is spiraling out of control? How do we cope? Dr Kim Vella, an executive career coach, says it’s not easy, but is possible to refocus and regroup. […]
Here’s a shocking fact. The Harvard Business Review has reported that while 95 per cent of people think they’re self-aware, only 10 to 15 per cent actually are. This isn’t […]
The recent, and much anticipated, interview on ‘The Project’ with Lisa Wilkinson showed an up close and personal side of Serena Williams, coping with the pressures of being the most […]
The whole world is talking about Serena Williams at the U.S. Open. And Chair umpire Carlos Ramos. The rage continues from all sides. How you look at this high-profile and […]
Another day, another Prime Minister. More ministerial changes. More public servants suffering a sense of upheaval. It’s true that change is the only constant, but with mega change like the […]
What makes certain successful people feel like imposters? Why are they weighed down by persistent self-doubt and fear of being exposed as frauds? The imposter syndrome is real and complex. […]