Success is Changing Dinner Series | What Is Your vision?

Australian Private Capital & nLIVEn are proud to invite you to Success Is Changing a series of private dinner events held at Melbourne Business School in 2018-2019. These events explore the principal challenge facing business leaders today. In simple terms, success today does not guarantee success tomorrow. The life expectancy of Fortune 500 companies is falling. […]

Are You Ready For Business Executive Coaching?

Are you struggling with strategic problems… Making the best decision on a promotion or job offer? Understanding how settle into your new CEO or executive role? Reinventing yourself for a new market or industry? Losing out to a competitor on a promotion or opportunity? Trying to assemble the knowledge and skills you’ll need to win […]

How To Triage Your Strategic Project List

You’ve completed your situation analysis. You’ve clarified your vision. You’ve articulated your strategy into a concise strategy statement, cementing your strategic choices. Perhaps you’ve even prepared a draft budget. Now comes the next stage – translating your strategy into an optimal portfolio of strategic projects to achieve your strategic objectives over the year ahead. A […]

Grow Your Business By Growing Your People

Data Proves Coaching Pays Off

For every organization, balancing the needs of the business with the development needs of employees is a constant reality. Retaining top talent, connecting people skills to business priorities and creating an environment of engagement all require real-world expertise to meet the real-world challenges unique to small and mid-size businesses. Your success depends upon the engagement, […]

Providing people with a “vision” of what their vision might look like helps demystify the intended outcome of visioning. The two examples are not in any way designed to be prescriptive – rather merely illustrative.

Free Visioning Self-Assessment Tool

Have you worked on your vision but are not sure whether it is complete yet? You can find out using the free self-assessment tool below. In “Chapter 5 – Expressing Your Vision” of the book Visioning by Glenn A. Williams, Glenn provides a couple of examples of visions that his clients have prepared with his assistance. He included […]

Success Is Changing

What is the principal challenge facing business leaders today? The answer most management experts will give you is that “success is changing”. In simple terms, success today does not guarantee success tomorrow. The life expectancy of Fortune 500 companies is falling. The average tenure of CEOs is falling. Disruption and non-linear change are now the […]

Leading Your Business Through Change and Growth!

Shahara Wright; the Texas USA based host of “The CEO Collaboration Circle”, interviews Glenn A. Williams on staying alive through the dangers of leading by adapting to change. The word leadership invokes various amounts of thoughts and actions. All it really means in the end is that you have the ability to get through challenges […]

Could it be that you’re using the wrong leadership configuration for your personality?

Are You A Solo, Duo or Trio Style CEO?

Are you suffering from executive loneliness? Could it be that you’re using the wrong leadership configuration for your personality? Whether you are employed as a CEO or self-employed as a CEO, a fundamental choice you have made (and will continue to periodically make as your enterprise grows) is to be a solo act or a […]

Are You Ready To Walk The Pathway To Your Prosperity?

In 2009, nLIVEn commissioned an independent research study conducted by consultant Caitlin Iles, to better understand our clients’ experiences in engaging with nLIVEn. I wanted to take the opportunity to share with you some important findings from our sample group of twenty-three randomly selected clients who have participated in our Professional Partnership Program within the […]

Governance 101: Fundamentals Of Directorship

A board will operate effectively when it: considers the right matters considers them clearly and thoroughly comes to clear conclusions and makes decisions ensures that it’s decisions are implemented properly Some of the foundational tools available to boards to help achieve this include: annual schedule of meeting dates and times annual board objectives / mandate […]

What Is The Difference Between A Good Manager And A Great One?

Google’s “Project Oxygen,” is a rigorous, data-based analysis of what makes great managers. Technical expertise made a difference, but only a small one. The single most important differentiator between good and great managers? “Be a good coach.” What Google’s Best Managers Do By examining data from employee surveys and performance reviews, Google’s people analytics team identified eight […]

Does Your Brand Promise Enough?

Branding is a topic that comes up regular in coaching conversations. Many people who make it to the position of CEO / MD haven’t necessarily worked in the marketing department before and had the opportunity to think more deeply about what branding means to them in how they plan to lead their enterprise forward. Naming […]

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A Letter To A Newly Appointed CEO

Dear John, Thank you for emailing me the first draft of what you envisage will form the key strategic initiatives for ABC over the coming year, following on from the discussions that have comprised our initial sessions together. Before I provide you with feedback on your document itself, there are several core concepts that I […]

Are You Determined To Not Be An Impostor

Are You Determined To Not Be An Impostor?

When you are promoted to the position of CEO, MD or chairman, it is imperative that you adapt. You need to successfully navigate a risky period of transition in the evolution of your career. On one hand, everything you have ever done prepares you for becoming a CEO, MD or chairman – but on the […]

Perhaps you’ve been charged with bringing two or more businesses together and it’s not clear whether it will be a merger or acquisition.

Free Mergers & Acquisitions Facilitator Checklist

Are you considering whether to merge your business with another business? Or, are you considering acquiring a business and integrating it into your existing business? Perhaps you’ve been charged with bringing two or more businesses together and it’s not clear whether it will be a merger or an acquisition. Maybe you are mid-way through a […]

Great Leaders Are Also Great Followers

In studying leadership, a topic that is often overlooked is followship. Followship is a willingness to accept direction and guidance from leaders in an organisation. An employee who practices followship recognizes that any effective organisation needs both leaders and followers. However, I would go one step further: great leaders create space for people on their […]

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Three Ways to Find Your Purpose

Are you looking for your purpose? Have you found your purpose but don’t know how to utilize it? If so, you’re not alone. We all have a purpose. We all have unique talents and abilities that no one else has. They are ours and ours alone. It’s just a matter of finding it and putting […]

100 Ways nLIVEn Helps People Navigate Change

100+ Ways nLIVEn Helps People Navigate Change

For any organism to survive and thrive, its rate of adapting has to be equal to, or greater than, the rate of change in its environment – i.e. A ≥ C. This applies regardless of whether that organism is a single celled bacteria, an individual person or a multinational corporation. Since 2000, this equation has […]