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About Bill Lang

Bill Lang has over 25 years professional experience working as an organisation strategy and development consultant and C-suite Executive Coach. Early in his career he worked with KPMG, McKinsey &Co., Bain & Company and AXA as an Executive. His clients operate in over 50 countries and on all continents. He is former member of the Melbourne University Commerce Faculty and holds a MBA(Harvard) and B.Comm/LLB (Hons). He is the author and creator of the Scores on the Board skill development and improvement system.

5 Tips for increasing your productivity at work

By |2020-04-22T10:51:59+10:00July 29th, 2015|Best Practices|

Many leaders will agree with the statement “there are not enough hours in the day!” Most of us, not just leaders alone, will experience periods of time where we struggle to manage the pressures of a heavy workload and find ourselves wishing for an extra few hours in the day (or days in the week). [...]

Zenger & Folkman’s Leadership Tent – Interpersonal Skills

By |2020-04-22T10:51:59+10:00May 29th, 2015|Leadership development|

The fourth tent pole of the Leadership tent puts into one cluster the interpersonal or ‘people skills’ of the leader. Interpersonal skills include: communicating powerfully and prolifically, inspiring others, building positive relationships, developing others, and being open to new ideas. Along with Character, this pole is thought to support the most canvas on the tent. [...]

Zenger & Folkman’s Leadership Tent

By |2020-04-22T10:52:15+10:00January 29th, 2015|Leadership development|

In their book “The Extraordinary Leader”, Jack Zenger and Joe Folkman look at research on leadership skills. They demonstrate that not only can leadership be developed, but that essential leadership skills are relatively few in number. They found that very few leaders possess the entire essential skill set, nor do they possess similar patterns of [...]

The importance of Emotional Intelligence in the workplace

By |2020-04-22T10:52:15+10:00October 30th, 2014|Methodologies|

Emotional Intelligence (EI) refers to a person’s ability to accurately identify and understand their own emotional reactions and those of others in a given situation. In particular, it is the ability to perceive, control and evaluate these emotions. The skill of regulating one’s own emotions and the ability to make sound decisions and act effectively [...]