Earlier this month, the Magical Learning Team had the pleasure and privilege of running a 2-day team building and leadership retreat for one of our clients at the Fairmont Resort and Spa located in the Blue Mountains. During this event, we covered some of our favourite topics such as; emotional intelligence, adaptability quotient, leadership, resilience Read More
Danette and I were interviewed on Manx Radio this week about the Manx Leaders Initiative and how we’re helping to build a local, fully self-sustaining program that will transform the island through personal leadership development. We were joined for the interview by Karl Bovenizer, one of the three founders of Manx Leaders. We spoke about Read More
Last December, we had the privilege of speaking to approximately 60 participants, facilitators and management from the Digital Trades School (DTS) in Kitchener, Ontario. Hosted by our wonderful friend and DTS co-founder Dave Inglis, we chatted about the importance of self-leadership and the need to grow our ‘four interior empires’ of mindset, heartset, healthset and Read More
Last June we met two amazing Manx gentlemen who are passionate about transforming the island into a “Nation of Excellence”. Danette and I were both humbled and very grateful to be invited to help them create a leadership initiative that will eventually be available to every Manx resident. Here are just a few photos from the Read More
Here are a few snapshots from last week’s breakfast seminars in Albury and Wagga Wagga, presented by our resident finance guru and Director of Learning, Danette Fenton-Menzies:
How do you plan, budget and forecast effectively, when the only constant in your business is change? Want some strategies for how to manage this better? Read this article featuring our very own finance guru, Danette Fenton-Menzies to learn more.
One area that many of us avoid at work is having those ‘courageous’ (difficult) conversations. Whether it’s telling a staff member they are not performing as expected, or sharing ‘negative’ news with a client, these conversations can be challenging – yet very necessary. If you’re avoiding having a courageous conversation, here are some handy tips: Read More
[Reposted with permission from grahameg.com] On a recent rip to Colorado I was introduced to a number of American Indian rituals, some of which profoundly impacted me. On the flight home I had time to reflect on why that was – and one of the things I realised was that the simple formality and specificity Read More