Leadership and Diversity from Dr. Vergehese

Leaders Being Seen

I was in a meeting recently with a potential client, who had called me in and they wanted me to speak at a conference. They wanted me to speak on unconscious bias, diversity, and inclusion….

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The Global World

I was reading a paper recently by McKinsey and they were talking about the state of the world. As you may know, McKinsey created the acronym BRIC, by looking at globalisation and growth in the…

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Point of View

Many years ago, my friend, Ed moved from San Francisco to Melbourne to become the regional sales manager for a global learning and development organisation. That’s when I first met him. He was here for…

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In those we trust…

Who do you go to when you want to get candid feedback or advice? You need to have a group of trusted advisors. I was recently preparing for a keynote presentation. I had 40 minutes…

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Are you on Brand ?

I was speaking recently at a conference to a group of emerging leaders, and one of the questions I asked was, ‘What’s your brand?’ I gave them an exercise, ‘Write down three words that describe…

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CONFORMING VS DISRUPTING

This topic was actually triggered by a conversation I had with a coaching client. He has been in an organisation for about seven years and has been promoted rapidly, and  has responsibility for a number…

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Candid Conversations

I worked with a leadership team recently and the topic that we spent the day talking about was developing high performing leadership teams. That was on our agenda.  I did a couple of quick exercises…

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ROLE MODEL

Who is your role model? Or perhaps the question should be, who are your role models? Why are these people your role models, and what have you learned from them? I’ve been reflecting on this…

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Re-education and Reinvention

Recently I have been thinking a lot about reinvention. Reinvention is really the point about how do I make sure I’m being current? How do I make sure I am being relevant in the marketplace?…

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F2F vs Virtual Learning

As someone who has been involved in working with teams for many years, I have a bias towards face to face education. I think you have far greater impact when you are learning with others…

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