Why Leading Well Requires More than Vulnerability

Vulnerability is a victory. This is the anthem for 2019. It's everywhere.

Brene Brown's visit to Australia in August attracted huge attention. The Richmond Football Club's monumental win in the AFL Grand Final (yes, I did have to mention it ) reportedly had a strong connection to Brown's work with the team. 

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Lacey Yeomans
How to Make Flight Delays Suck Less

You know that flight delays suck. You also know that airport lounges, when crowded, really suck.

You can get mad, anxious, tetchy, antagonistic. So can other people! It’s a breeding ground for poor communication if ever there was one.

Yet, there are other choices. There's a reframe.

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Lacey Yeomans
How to Keep Blooming When You Work Remotely

Remote work can be hard. People tell us this all the time.

Yet those of us who work remotely also know it can be fun. We can choose our own parameters.

I reckon it's partly a mindset thing. You see, we can take the view that being away from the office means it's a tougher gig. Or, we can flip that argument on its head, and recognise all the freedoms we have. Especially those of us in regional and rural locations.

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Lacey Yeomans
5 Tips to Change Your View About Your Job

You know that sensation you get in your belly (no, not hunger)? 

The one that reminds you you're feeling slightly uneasy?

It starts there, and weaves its way up to your brain where your critical inner-voice speaks. It nags away.

"Your work isn't really having much impact."

"You're not growing in this role."

"Gosh, this role is boring, why are you trying so hard?"

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Lacey Yeomans
Six Ways to Tell If You’re a Coachable Leader

I know a young man called Troy. He recently competed in the Australian Ninja Warrior series. Troy had to think in advance about how to prepare.

He took his preparation on with all his commitment. He was determined to make it worth the investment of his time. He wanted to stretch himself, and to see how far he could develop. He was curious about the outcome. 

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Lacey Yeomans
How to Know If Your Job Is Making You Dormant

In my book, I refer to a woman who attended one of my workshops.

She spoke of the regret she felt at not having taken a new role she had been offered. It meant a longer commute and longer hours for her children in childcare. She anticipated the hardship of these two things.

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Lacey Yeomans
How to Know Which Phase You're In

It's a time of transition. Some plants are dormant. Others are coming into bloom. Some of my plants seem undecided. The changeable weather appears to have kept some of them in limbo. They're still growing and their potential isn't obvious yet.

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