From Managing to Leading Part 1: Lesley’s 4 tips

Are you newly appointed to a leadership position? Do you aspire to be seen as a leader? Through the course of my own leadership, advisory and consulting roles, I have seen leaders at all levels of organisations, many without fancy…

Lesley’s four strategic planning tips for small businesses.

Tap into your Talent. Yes, you've created a successful business. What got you to where you are will not get you to the next stage of growth. Create a safe space for your people to discuss strategic objectives, issues, and…

Lesley’s favourite quotes from the 2019 Global Peter Drucker Forum

“Magic happens when egos leave the room.” Ed Catmull, Co-Founder Pixar Animation Studios. “Great leaders harness the power of entire organisations…the best way to bridge the gap between ideas and results is to work through people.” Ricardo Vargas, Executive Director,…

Strategy & Ecosystems, Part 2: Influence in Ecosystems

I've been thinking about influence lately, and specifically, how it shapes discussions and decisions. Having been fortunate enough to learn from some great influencers early in my life and career, a lot of the theory I was later formally taught…