• Blog post,  Leadership

    Remote connection as a team leader

    Slowly across Canberra offices are starting to empty as more and more staff are working from home. Many government team leaders have had experience in managing staff working in different offices or working remotely. Very few will be used to…

  • Leadership

    Creating a strong team culture

    Did you know that in Australia, 70% of employees are disengaged[1]? Look around the office that is seven out of ten of your colleagues (or six if you are one of the people who is disengaged). One of the main…

  • Australian Government,  Blog post

    Staying above the line

    Many years ago, Samantha Sutherland ran a team building session with my government communications team. We had been struggling with several issues internally, including the age-old combo of demanding clients and feeling undervalued. As the manager, I was concerned it…