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.

Dealing with ambiguity in challenging times

This year is challenging all of us in many and varied ways. Something that just about everyone is facing in one way or another is dealing with ambiguity on an ongoing basis. So much of what we would take for granted at any other time feels up in the air at the moment. For leaders, [...]

By |2020-07-06T14:49:11+10:00July 7th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Supporting your team through challenging times

A few weeks ago, Malcolm and I were interviewed by our Chinese colleague Yupeng Qiu about how leaders can support themselves and their teams through the current Covid-19 pandemic. Yupeng published an article based on our answers which he kindly translated back into English for us. Quite a lot has changed since we gave that [...]

By |2020-05-05T14:19:57+10:00May 5th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Supporting your team through challenging times

The challenge of navigating the Covid-19 crisis in Africa

When Gayle was in Nepal in 2019 for the World Ranger Congress she met Kate Vanelli and Matt Lindendberg from Global Conservation Corp, a wonderful organisation that promotes wildlife conservation through youth education. Their 'Future Rangers' program, offered in conjunction with specific schools close to important national parks in South Africa, is designed to turn future [...]

By |2020-04-21T09:15:04+10:00April 20th, 2020|News|1 Comment

We’ve just got to do it

This month we feature a guest post from our friend and colleague John Read. John is a passionate ecologist and author renowned for taking on and sticking with challenges. He is chair of the Warru Recovery Team, a director of several large conservation projects and the not-for-profit company Thylation that commercialises his conservation innovations. John [...]

By |2020-04-08T15:11:41+10:00April 7th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on We’ve just got to do it

Emotional health in a time of global crisis

One of the gifts of our work is that we are able to spend time in countries all over the world, both directly or through our network of Global Fellows. For instance, Malcolm and I recently returned from running workshops in Denmark, which included participants from Brazil and Iran, and we will soon return to [...]

By |2020-03-16T11:58:43+10:00March 3rd, 2020|Blog|3 Comments

Always amazed at the impact

Malcolm and Gayle are recently returned from a trip to Denmark where they ran their 'Enneagram Immersion' and 'Development Paths to Building Emotional Health' workshops. The participants in both workshops came from Europe and the UK and as far away as Brazil. We are constantly amazed at the impact these workshops can have, and the [...]

By |2020-02-19T14:39:17+10:00February 19th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Always amazed at the impact

A reflection on 2019

As we come to the end of another year, it feels timely and important to reflect on the work and impact of Global Leadership Foundation in raising the emotional health levels of people across the planet. There are always interesting conversations with our friends, Fellows and clients when it comes to what we mean by [...]

By |2019-12-03T11:33:36+10:00December 3rd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on A reflection on 2019

What can we do together that we can’t do apart?

We have recently come to the conclusion of another two Tables of Ten, bringing to over 30 the number of leaders engaged in this process over the past three years. The question that heads this blog post is one that is explored over the nine months each group is together. At first glance, it may [...]

By |2019-11-06T11:32:44+10:00November 6th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on What can we do together that we can’t do apart?

A growing sense of inclusion

Last Saturday, along with many other Australians and probably many others from across the world, I watched the AFL (Australian Football League) Grand Final. It is a celebrated day – with fans walking the streets in their football colours, plenty of backyard barbeques, lots of cheering (and booing) and strong opinions about umpires, players and [...]

By |2019-09-30T12:40:57+10:00September 30th, 2019|Blog|3 Comments