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18 05, 2020

The who’s who of Australia’s thought leaders

I could have
written a book about how to position yourself or your organisation as an
authority or thought leader … but that’s already been done.

Instead I’ve listened to the people attending my workshops and pulled together a guide to the who’s who of Australia’s thought leaders, their key contribution and the communications’ channels they’re using […]

21 04, 2020

Who are our COVID-19 thought leaders?

As the former Mayor of New York
Rudolph Giuliani once said, “it is in times of crisis that good leaders
emerge.” A somewhat flawed individual, he became widely admired as the embodiment
of an indomitable spirit in the wake of 9-11. 

Winston Churchill did much the same in Britain’s darkest hour in 1940. At the beginning of the Second […]

10 02, 2020

From Leader to Thought Leader Workshop

Would you like to become the respected expert or authority in your industry of field? Are you tired of being a well-kept secret and want to be top of mind for your thinking and big ideas? Do you have something worthwhile and powerful to say but don’t know how to cut through the noise?

We […]

13 01, 2020

How do I determine my thought leadership niche?

This is a question that regularly pops up in my workshops and during thought leadership coaching sessions so I figured it was high time I got round to answering it.

When choosing your niche:

Ideally focus on one area and do it really well. Your niche should address a genuine problem, need or gap in the
marketplace.Choose […]

16 12, 2019

Top communications predictions for 2020

As the 2019 rapidly draws to a close it may be worthwhile to
spare a thought for the New Year and what it holds on the communications and public
relations front.

Here are some of my predictions. However, rather than just peer
into my own crystal ball; I did a whip-around of the PR gurus I admire […]

2 12, 2019

The importance of purpose for thought leadership

The big take-out for those attending my 101 of Thought Leadership workshop last week was the importance of asking yourself WHY. Why do you want to be thought leader? What is your big motivation?
Is it simply about building your visibility and credibility and is it about  creating a platform and the licence to inform […]

18 11, 2019

Where do I start with my thought leadership journey?

Should I write a business book? Should I become a TEDx speaker or develop a podcast series or focus instead on securing coverage in the media?

These are the all too frequent questions I get from entrepreneurs, CEOs and academics attending my workshops or using my thought leadership coaching services.

And my response? Absolutely do […]

11 11, 2019

What kind of thought leader are you?

It may come as
something of a surprise that people have a host of different reasons and
motivations for wanting to be a thought leader.

Some simply want to establish themselves as the go-to in their industry or field, while others want to educate their communities, weigh in on key public debates, raise awareness on issues, put […]

4 11, 2019

Thought Leadership Workshop in November

Are you a CEO, business leader, entrepreneur, innovator, academic or subject expert? Do you have something worthwhile and powerful to say but don’t know how to position yourself as a thought leader or communicate your thinking and big ideas to the world?

If so, do join us on Thursday, 21 November, 8am-10am, Altitude Cowork, Level […]

14 10, 2019

Thought Leadership Workshop in November

Are you a CEO, business leader, entrepreneur, innovator, academic or subject expert? Do you have something worthwhile and powerful to say but don’t know how to position yourself as a thought leader or communicate your thinking and big ideas to the world?

If so, do join us on Thursday, 21 November, 8am-10am, Altitude Cowork, […]