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About Fiona Lang

Fiona Lang is an experienced human resources consultant, line manager and financial controller. She has designed and delivered feedback, training and development programs for organisations in the government, non-profit and corporate sectors. She has worked across Australia in management positions for ANZ bank, Citibank and the National Australia Bank Group. She holds a B.A. (Psychology) and Dip.FP.

Zenger & Folkman’s Leadership Tent – Leading Change

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

Over our last five blog posts, we have been exploring the concept of the Leadership tent, as introduced by Jack Zenger and Joe Folkman in their book “The Extraordinary Leader”. The tent represents the 5 key areas of effective leadership – Character, Personal Capabilities, Focus on Results, Interpersonal Skills and Leading Change. Today we will [...]

Zenger & Folkman’s Leadership Tent – Character

By |2020-04-22T10:52:15+10:00March 2nd, 2015|Leadership development|

In our last blog post, we discussed the concept of the Leadership Tent, as introduced by Jack Zenger and Joe Folkman in their book “The Extraordinary Leader”. The Leadership tent is representative of the 5 key areas of effective leadership.  The poles of the tent represent key strengths of the individual leader – personal capabilities, [...]

Building a Coaching Culture in the Workplace

By |2020-04-22T10:52:15+10:00December 4th, 2014|Methodologies|

How we define ‘coaching’ makes all the difference to how we interpret the definition of a coaching culture. Primarily this is because different definitions of a coaching culture may focus on different aspects of whatever we define as ‘coaching’. Under most definitions,  a ‘coaching culture’ is generally said to be present when all members of [...]

Become an assertive leader

By |2020-04-22T10:52:16+10:00October 3rd, 2014|Leadership development|

As a leader, part of your role is to inspire confidence in and commitment from the members of your team. To be able to do this effectively, you need to be able to express your thoughts, opinions, and attitudes in a forthright way. Being able to do so – being assertive - is about achieving [...]

4 ways to make your message an unforgettable one

By |2020-04-22T10:52:16+10:00August 11th, 2014|Communication|

As a leader, your communication skills are one of the most important tools you have for creating a productive workplace. But are your messages memorable, or are they being forgotten? Communicating effectively means that your message will be remembered long after it has been sent out into the world. If you are able to communicate [...]