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Social business

Social business is a new business paradigm. But when is business acting socially? Are the moral obligations of business changing? Does it mean beefing up existing corporate responsibility departments, or is it something entirely new? This is the topic that Gayle and three other speakers were invited to explore at the Australian Business in Europe [...]

By | 2017-11-20T14:49:37+00:00 November 20th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Did you receive our recent newsletter?

In case you missed the most recent issue of our monthly newsletter, Global Connections, on email, you can read it here. In this edition, we share our experiences of the IEA Enneagram Europe Conference in Finland and the B Corp Champions Retreat in Toronto. We also offer you the opportunity to join us for our [...]

By | 2017-10-19T15:20:03+00:00 October 19th, 2017|News|0 Comments

The missing ingredient in the average work day

This month we welcome guest blogger in Mark Waller, one of our Community Fellows*. Mark is Station Maintenance Superintendent at AGL Loy Yang. He has 31 years’ heavy industrial experience, with interests including improving his leadership effectiveness via increased emotional health, mentoring people, reading and overseas travel adventures. Each evening, after another unrelenting day’s work, my fiancée Janice [...]

By | 2017-10-03T09:14:17+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

‘Best for the World’ in 2017

We are pleased and honoured to let you know that we have once again been included on B Lab's annual 'Best for the World' list, recognising our contribution towards "a world in which all people enjoy high-quality jobs with dignity and purpose; safe and neighborly communities that enrich our families; and a healthy environment for [...]

By | 2017-09-20T14:57:14+00:00 September 20th, 2017|News|Comments Off on ‘Best for the World’ in 2017

Caring leadership – it is not an oxymoron

It is so interesting to see the world of leadership engaging with the word ‘caring’. Finally the importance of building and strengthening genuine and supportive relationships is being recognised as integral to effective leadership. What is valuable in exploring this amazing quality is recognition that caring comes in a variety of forms. It is so [...]

By | 2017-09-06T18:10:13+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Caring leadership – it is not an oxymoron

‘Opening Doors’: Inner East Social Inclusion Community Leadership Program

Gayle recently co-facilitated the first three-day retreat for 'Opening Doors', a six-month community leadership program focussed on social inclusion. During the retreat, participants were asked to share their thoughts and ideas regarding social inclusion and community leadership and what it meant to them. The following is a story one of the groups created and we [...]

By | 2017-08-17T14:16:06+00:00 August 18th, 2017|News|Comments Off on ‘Opening Doors’: Inner East Social Inclusion Community Leadership Program

Enneagram ‘Immersion’: come and join us

As many readers will know, the majority of the work that Global Leadership Foundation does is conducted with organisations – businesses, government and not-for-profits. After many requests from participants and others in the Global Leadership community, Gayle and Malcolm have been encouraged to host and co-facilitate a public Enneagram Immersion program in October this year. [...]

By | 2017-10-17T09:56:52+00:00 August 17th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Enneagram ‘Immersion’: come and join us

The art of listening and thinking

If you are a regular reader of this blog, you’ve probably become reasonably familiar with one of the key concepts associated with emotional health: the notion of the automated response. You’ll understand that one of the keys to improved emotional health is the ability to catch your automated responses before they happen, instead responding in [...]

By | 2017-07-31T14:40:59+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Blog|1 Comment

Interdependence

Interdependence. What an interesting word to explore with an amazing group of B Corps at the Europe Summer Summit in Cascais, Portugal at the end of June 2017. As part of attending, my role was to facilitate Open Space around the question, 'What can we do together that we can’t do apart?'. With over 200 people in [...]

By | 2017-07-20T14:41:33+00:00 July 20th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Interdependence