I for one are well and truly over seeing free webinars, blogs, discussions, articles, positive affirmations, encouraging quotes, examples and case studies about resilience. I get it. We need to understand how to “bounce back from” the current COVID-19 stressors. But as much as I...

In times of crisis or extreme challenge leaders are in the spotlight more than ever. We monitor their behaviours and decision making with intense scrutiny, and often accompany this with less than complimentary commentary. We are currently experiencing this directly in our organisations and also...

At a recent coaching supervision group we were discussing how each of us are experiencing the current state. The noticeable theme was the idea of being in the limen or the liminal space, the place between the old stories we have been living and the...

The Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership (IECL) is a traditional, face-to-face, people-led business. We train coaches. We coach executives and teams. We work with clients to develop their leaders and help them to lead change.  We are one of four Practices that make up...

The test of a system in a time of crisis is its capacity to survive in the face of extreme disturbance or disordered collapse. A system must maintain vital functions throughout the crisis. In human organizations, it is up to leadership, both assigned and assumed,...

We are in unprecedented times of crisis and the rules of leadership are being re-written daily. Employees, teams, organisations and whole industries are experiencing uncertainty like never before. Direction is needed and decision making needs to be quick and impactful, yet the new rules of play...

Australia has found itself as the canary in the coalmine to the world. The visual impact of a country on fire over the summer break has clearly snapped the world to attention. Many have seen our Government’s response to the national bushfire crisis as the...

Following on from my blog Coaches Don’t Judge! I was curious to find an article on The Elements of Good Judgement in a recent edition of HBR. The author of this interesting piece, Sir Andrew Likierman, suggests good judgement is; ‘an interpretation of the evidence that points to...

“After a four-year campaign to increase gender diversity on Australian boards, the 30 per cent target has been reached.” In this blog Gabrielle Schroder, our Group Director reflects on the journey that has led to achieving the 30% objective. After a decade of concerted work and effort on...