Leadership

Building a culture of learning: Allianz – a case study

This post is written by Simon Wood, Principal Consultant, Be Learning  As a learning and development consultant one of the things you tend to worry about sometimes is whether the interventions and programs you create have long-lasting impact on your client organisations. Whilst most of us in this industry consult, design and deliver based on […]

Increase your likeability as a leader

Seven key steps that executives can take to increase their likeability… It seems unlikely that a complex issue could be overcome by following a few simple steps. However, Harvard Business Review conducted a research project to see if this was possible. They asked 51,836 leaders to use 360 Assessments and created a likeability index based […]

How to leverage digital storytelling to create innovative learning that sticks

Be Learning is gearing up to be both inspired and inspiring at this year’s ASTD International Conference and Exposition in Dallas, Texas – 19 May  through 22 May. Miriam Tassone, US based Director of Be Learning has been awarded a much sought after speaking opportunity and she will be presenting “How to Use Technology and Storytelling to captivate […]

Elevate your conversation by Unmasking Authenticity

“…but how do I demonstrate empathy?”                                     – A coachee preparing for a difficult conversation I often work with leaders who want to improve the way they handle difficult conversations. We do this thing called “Rehearse for Reality” […]

A Vision of Leadership Development for the 21st Century

One lovely Wednesday morning in February, a group of people, passionate about leadership, gathered together to reflect on current leadership development philosophy and practice, and to imagine what might be different in the future. The forum took place under the banner of “Phronesis” where business education professionals gather to share insights and create space for […]

Launching LMAP 360 – Igniting Leadership Conversation

It has been a busy time since Be Learning launched the innovative LMAP 360 leadership assessment tool in Australia in October. To date we have conducted 37 trials with 14 clients and distributors across Australia including the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. The results are sparking new conversations about leadership behaviours […]

Old Habits Die Hard: What does it take for leaders to transform?

Breaking old habits that no longer serve their purpose is hard for leaders.  Not only does the leader personally need to do something different but they also have an audience of followers watching their every move.  Modifying one’s own behaviour is hard enough without having to think about the impact this change has on others!  […]

Inner Life, Outer Results – March Edition

A Brett Wood Blog exploring the relationship between inner work, performance and well being   “Power without love is reckless and abusive, and love without power is sentimental and anemic. Power at its best is love implementing the demands of justice, and justice at its best is power correcting everything that stands against love.” – […]

Fire, Snowball, Mask, Movie: How Leaders Spark and Sustain Change

The following article by Peter Fuda and Professor Richard Badham is the result of a comprehensive study about the common experiences of highly effective leaders uncovering a number of metaphors which describe how leaders spark and sustain organisational change. The article highlights just some of the amazing work by Richard Badham in the area of […]

Can Leaders Learn to be Resilient?

There has been a long running debate about whether leaders are born or made.Certainly the business world believes they can be made. Google ‘leadership development’ and you get over a quarter of a BILLION hits. Amazon.com has over 400 books tagged by customers on the subject of leadership development. In fact a whole industry has […]