Leadership Matters

Successful leadership demands innovation, superior skills and the ability to motivate and inspire others.

How can leaders, teams and individuals harness the collective intelligence and skills within an organisation?

It's about taking space, time and permission - to talk, ask and think out loud.

Right now, leadership matters more than ever before for thriving teams, as leaders grapple with how they can lead with the sort of courage, conviction and care that will ensure they emerge stronger – for themselves, their people and their businesses.

And that’s not that easy for leaders typically driven by control and decision making. Many of our leaders are experiencing an unsustainable level of real and overwhelming vulnerability as they realise they cannot carry the burden and expectation placed on them to lead with grace.

But our leaders don’t have all the answers – and don’t have to carry the burden alone.

In the busy-ness of everyday work, it’s hard enough to find time to get through your job, much less reflect on what we can do better. But when we fail to make time to get the basics right, it’s no wonder the other stuff often falls over.

The first step is to make people part of the solution. There has never been a more critical time to really connect and collaborate with staff, colleagues, peers and associates. In challenging times, the most effective way to do this is to introduce more fun, more conversations and more open discussion.

These tools have been designed to kick-start open discussion about how we work and can improve outcomes through more positive conversations and mindsets.

Leadership cards

Put better conversations in the palm of your hand with the Leadership @ Work Cards

DIY tools to help you lead. And learn to lead.

Fast problem-solving

How can we all lead and
be better together, apart?

The shift to remote and hybrid work has seen a marked rise in the importance of teams and teamwork. Today, successful and high performing teams need to be self-directed. Everyone shares, asks and helps equally.

The TeamPlay includes specific question cards from the Leadership @ Work toolkit designed to help team leaders facilitate a conversation about working better together.

In-depth solutions

Leadership @ Work
Toolkit & Cards

Successful leadership demands innovation, superior skills and the ability to motivate and inspire others. In this 8-page guide and attachments, we share practical tools to help leaders, teams and individuals harness their collective intelligence and skills.

Learn how to build connections, have safe conversations and gain consensus on work and behaviours with the Leadership Question Canvas, 48 questions designed to stimulate new thinking, insights and reflection.

Create change and deliver actions and outcomes using the self-lead Team Workshop Plan incorporating design thinking.

Challenge your hybrid team with the digital Leadership cards for online whiteboards.

Better conversations in the palm of your hand.

As a leader, you’re always looking for ways to improve yourself and your team. But today’s leader has fewer opportunities for casual chats and one-on-ones. And hybrid working means it’s easy to miss the subtle physical clues that indicate a team member needs help, whether it’s to improve performance, address a challenge or manage well-being.

That’s where the Leadership @ Work Cards come in. Developed in partnership with Ricky Nowak and based on the Hargraves’ Question Canvas Methodology, this set of 48 question cards is an easy and positive way to explore what matters – safely – and put leadership improvement in the palm of your hand.

Each pack includes:

  • 48 Question Cards for better one-on-one and team leadership conversations.
  • Easy-to-follow instructions to pinpoint important issues.
  • Actions and Next Steps to deliver outcomes.
To download the free and complete Leadership @ Work Toolkit (zip file), please provide your details below.
Join our free, online community for DIY tools and insights, or contact us to see how we can help.

Designed for in collaboration with Ricky Nowak, (MAICD, CSP)
Hargraves Partner, Leadership Coach and Expert 
Author of Leadership In Three Words
Ricky Nowak Leadership Is Individual

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