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About Gayle Hardie

Gayle is internationally recognised for her capability, enthusiasm and experience in the world of leadership and organisation transformation. She currently works with boards and senior leaders all over the world in a range of areas, including: transformational leadership and change in individuals and organisations, strategic planning and development, emotional health and leadership resilience, leading through facilitating, strengthening collaboration, and board and executive mentoring and coaching.

Connecting to my inner observer

I have been travelling in the USA over the past week on my way to my high school reunion in Springfield, Vermont. Since I arrived I've been very conscious of some differences in perspectives and approaches around me. Two examples are the arrivals and security processes at airports and the strength of opinions that exist [...]

By |2019-06-19T14:58:03+10:00June 19th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Raising the bar of human consciousness

After meeting Saara Sabbagh, founding director of Benevolence Australia a few years ago it quickly became clear that we shared many of the same values – particularly around the need to, as she describes it, ‘raise the bar of human consciousness’. We have since been privileged to work with Saara and her organisation on strategic [...]

By |2019-05-09T08:54:53+10:00May 9th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Raising the bar of human consciousness

When an organisation lives what it believes

In November last year, Malcolm Lazenby and I had the privilege of travelling to Frutillar, Chile to join more than 700 people from over 20 countries at was described as the ‘largest and most ambitious constellation of events’ in the history of the B Corp movement: Encuentro+B. To be in the space with so many [...]

By |2019-04-01T09:37:32+10:00April 2nd, 2019|Blog|1 Comment

Stepping up for the ‘greater good’

Last week I received an email from my colleague Huw Kingston letting me know that he was stepping up to a new challenge, one that was very different to any he has undertaken to date. Huw describes himself on his website as ‘an adventurer, speaker, entrepreneur, former cafe owner, event director, environmentalist, writer, ski guide, [...]

By |2019-03-04T12:04:35+10:00March 5th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Stepping up for the ‘greater good’

Leading above the line: the gift of positive feedback

We open this year with an inspiring guest post from our friend, colleague and Tables of Ten participant Alex Mills. Alex is coordinator of the Opening Doors community leadership program and a passionate social inclusion advocate. Based in Melbourne’s east, Opening Doors supports existing and emerging leaders to create stronger, more connected and more inclusive communities. [...]

By |2019-06-26T15:10:55+10:00February 5th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Leading above the line: the gift of positive feedback

Emotional health is the answer

This month we feature another guest post, this time from Tim Giles. Tim has been a social worker for 11 years. After a chance encounter working with men who had had contact with the criminal justice system, he has spent his career working with this population in various leadership and clinical roles. Five years ago Tim had the [...]

By |2019-02-27T08:48:42+10:00December 4th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Emotional health is the answer

2018, I will remember you

This month we feature a guest post from Alicia Kennedy. Alicia is a participant in the 2018 Melbourne Table of Ten. Having worked as a veterinarian for thirty years, Alicia was acutely aware there was a growing need for a community-centred veterinary service that provided special support for senior clients. So, in 2015 she founded Cherished Pets, [...]

By |2018-11-05T17:33:26+10:00November 6th, 2018|Blog|2 Comments

Malcolm at the Ethical Enterprise Conference

Malcolm will be appearing on a panel at this year's Ethical Enterprise Conference organised by Moral Fairground. The conference will take place at the University of Melbourne on October 25 and 26. The theme of the conference is 'Future-proofing for purpose, sustainable growth & impact' and Malcolm will be on a panel discussing the topic 'Conscious [...]

By |2018-10-17T13:59:15+10:00October 17th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Malcolm at the Ethical Enterprise Conference

The search for healthier political leadership

Two months ago I wrote about how the lack of emotional health in our current political leadership – in particular in parliament itself – was keeping me awake at night. As if to emphasise that below-the-line behaviours aren’t restricted to the chambers, in the period since then we have seen yet another sitting prime minister [...]

By |2018-10-01T11:45:59+10:00October 2nd, 2018|Blog|3 Comments

Enter ‘artful leadership’

This month we welcome a guest post from our colleague and collaborator Kim Lisson. Kim is a ‘late onset artist’ (a writer) and the Principal Consultant at Karrak Consulting. After 30 years in the leadership development field, he has finally realised artists are his tribe and he’s enjoying making and sharing the now-so-very-obvious links between [...]

By |2018-08-31T10:15:31+10:00September 4th, 2018|Blog|1 Comment