Change or Moving Forward?

By Attila Ovari There is a lot of material on change management and how the only constant in the world is change itself. This focus on change and change management can make us think that change is what we should be aiming for. But do we have it all wrong? Should we be talking about change […]

How Relaxed Is Your Leadership?

By Attila Ovari Are the type of leader that is relaxed or on edge all the time? Is your team nervous around you? Do you allow your team to get on with the job? When it comes to leadership, I have had leaders that seem quite relaxed most of the time and then I have […]

Do Your People Need You?

By Attila Ovari Do your staff consistently come to you with questions? Do your staff come to you for routine authorisations? Do you feel that you need to be always contactable? If you answered “yes” to any of these  questions then your staff need you, they may be dependent on you. Is this a good […]

Where Do You Lead From?

By Attila Ovari Are you a leader that is out in front? Do you have an open door policy? Do you know what your staff are thinking? As a subunit commander in the Australian Army Reserve I have been taught to lead from the front. “Push forward and see what is really happening on the […]

Are You Feeling Overwhelmed?

By Attila Ovari Do you feel that you have too much on your plate? Do you have too many balls in the air at once? Are you unsure of what to do next as there seems to be too much to do? If you are anything like me, you will have so many projects on […]

A Time To Ponder

By Attila Ovari In recent times, I have had a few moments to stop, observe and review… Or in another term, to ponder. In a fast paced world I have found that it can be difficult to get time alone, with nothing to do, but think. When is the last time that you have taken […]

Cattle Dog Leadership

  By Attila Ovari Last year at the Scouts Australia International Conference I was responsible for the transport of the participants from Camp Cottermouth to Dinner at the Crown Plaza Hotel. As most of the participants and drivers were from out of town I organised a Google Maps printout with directions for each vehicle. I had […]