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MOPS Australia Awards 2015

Are you a leader?

Before you quickly answer ‘no’ and move onto read something else, let me suggest to you that as an adult who chooses to get out of bed in the morning, you are a leader! How do I know? Because each one of us is being watched by at least one other person. What we do and say influences that other person. If we are an influencer, we are in fact a leader. Maybe not the leader of an army, maybe not from the platform, from the head of a department, or even the one people see as a leader, but when you choose to put your feet to the floor in the morning, you put yourself in a position of influence. You are immediately available to lead. Continue reading “MOPS Australia Awards 2015”

Preparing for the Next Stage (the best you can)

Because I was going to be home with our baby boy anyway, we decided not to send our twin girls to Kindergarten.  So in the months leading up to their first day of school we did our best to get them prepared for the journey of learning that lay ahead of them.  But in a way, it was me who needed the training!

I mean, we are expected to provide them with a packed lunch… everyday!

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Me? A Leader? I Don’t Think so ….

What do you think when you hear the word “leader”? I confess to being quite resistant – I have always struggled being called a leader. It wasn’t until I was on the MOPS National Management Team that I realised I may be in denial about being a leader. But if I’m honest? I STILL struggle with the label “leader”. In fact, most women I know struggle with it. Don’t believe me? Invite someone to join a “leadership” team, and watch the look of fear in their eyes and the glances for a way of retreat! Continue reading “Me? A Leader? I Don’t Think so ….”