The new rules of leadership – Collective Hub

Things sure ain’t like they used to be. People, workplaces and technology are evolving rapidly, and if you’re a leader or have your eye on a managerial role, it’s extra important to keep up. “We have entered an era of unprecedented change, driven by shifting demographics and advancing technologies – a time in which the…

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Why people who are micromanaged eventually quit – Collective Hub

It’s been called a “compulsive behavioural disorder similar to any other addictive pattern”. The symptoms include desk hovering, excessive email sending and a need to control every part of an enterprise, no matter how small. Micromanagement is a far too common problem in many workplaces but, according to retention reports, it’s no longer a leadership style that…

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The Leadership Mind Switch – Dynamic Business Woman

In this week’s podcast, I interview Kylie Wright-Ford. Kylie is a strategic advisor, investor and board member for private enterprises that are transforming or growing in new ways and has recently co-authored a book on leading in the new world of work – The Leadership Mind Switch. Read More

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Face time: A relic from the past? – CEOWORLD Magazine

In the fourth industrial revolution – the era we are living in – leading successfully across generations and styles is vital to creating successful companies. HR processes and cultural norms that reflect this new era are the critical support structures that will facilitate leading successfully. Yet of the hundreds of executives we have interviewed for…

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A tale for young and old – Cowra Guardian

A lot of Kylie Wright-Ford’s career is about switches. Whether it is switching between the city and country, between Australia and North America or simply switching mindsets in the workplace, Kylie has learnt to adapt to the constant change. This has inspired the former Cowra resident’s new book, The Leadership Mind Switch written with co-author Debra Benton,…

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Making the mind switch – Cowra Guardian

Cowra high school graduate (1989), Kylie Wright-Ford, has spent the last 13 years working in the UK and America gathering experiences in different companies and cultures. Kylie is back in Cowra on July 3 to launch her book about leadership which is a provocative collection of stories for anyone that is interested in the changes…

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Managing controversy a “pinnacle” leadership skill – HR Daily

Being prepared to handle workplace controversy is more difficult than ever before, as the speed of information through social media and other channels “will always outpace leaders’ knowledge”, two leadership experts say. “Controversy can arise in the form of a PR scandal, an HR scandal, or a random act that causes you to reconsider the…

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