Entries by Phillip

Are you a ‘Know it All’?

The Seduction There is a lot of pressure on managers to know a lot of things. Competence is king. It is the vehicle we hitch our wagon to in order to gain climbing rights up the corporate hierarchy. We shower praise on those who seem to know best. Heck, if they really know their stuff […]

Our Top 10 Insights – Teams and Executions

Happy New Year! I hope you had an enjoyable and restful break. I have had a good break with lots of rest, recreation and reflection! One of my reflections was that I have now been working with leaders and teams for two decades now. And in that time, I have worked with literally 100s of […]

FREE WEBINAR: Learn to Love Change in October

Working in the new world where change never stops is the subject of the next TakeON! webinar on 30 Sept/1 Oct For three decades, less than 40 per cent of ALL change projects have been successful. In this half-hour webinar, we’ll share the common-sense TakeON! approach for getting everyone to embrace a business that is different […]

Dr Peter Sandman: Building skill and knowledge in effective engagement

FIREUP Coaching is very proud to be bringing to Australia the world expert in outrage management and risk communication, Dr Peter Sandman. To give you a bit of context FIREUP Coaching  is on the panel for a number of large government departments (DEPI, Department of Health, Ambulance Victoria and DHS) who utilise them for providing specialist […]

Human Synergistics – 16th Australian Conference open for registrations

You’re invited!   Culture and Leadership Strategies to join us at the 16th Australian Conference on Culture and Leadership, presented by Human Synergistics. This year we will explore the different internal business drivers that prompt organisations to focus on their Culture and Leadership Strategies as an integral part of their efforts to execute their strategy […]

LEADS Program for Healthcare

FIREUP Coaching and The Leadership Sphere have teamed up to offer an end-to-end solution in Health Directors Kathy McKenzie of FIREUP and Phillip Ralph from TLS, have extensive experience in the provision of leadership and team development in the health industry and understand how to achieve cultural change. Read more about their new combined offering for the […]

Free Webinar – Introducing TakeON!

Never heard of the TakeON! programme for improving business performance? It’s organisational development’s best-kept secret, which has been successful for banks, utilities, government agencies, retailers, FMCG companies and big corporates across the globe. TakeON! can be used either strategically to better prepare leaders and teams for challenges, or tactically to address issues such as managing […]


Become A New Kind of Leader Both the business world and our society need a new type of leader – with new levels of consciousness, thinking and behaviour. People who lead with presence, connection and authenticity – inspiring, engaging and mobilising others. Leaders who can align purpose and passion, bringing greater awareness, openness and resilience […]