Have you ever said a sentence using the words 'work life balance'? It seems that we all are on a quest to be high performing at work, have a quality home/family life, perfect fitness and plenty of 'me' time. The term 'work life balance' has been examined...

We've all heard stories about people leaving their safe corporate career to pursue their passion - like social change. However, actually doing it can be intimidating and daunting. In this episode of FastTrack I speak to Licia Heath, CEO of Women For Election Australia, about...

"Culture is the tacit social order of an organisation: It shapes attitudes and behaviours in wide-ranging and durable ways. Cultural norms define what is encouraged, discouraged, accepted, or rejected within a group. When properly aligned with personal values, drives, and needs, culture can unleash tremendous amounts...

Most of us think we're good listeners simply because we've been doing it our whole lives, but few of us are taught how to do it properly. Listening is a fundamental skill for good leadership and as our lives become more busy and distracted, we're...

Customers and consumers often complain that companies don’t listen, don’t understand and don’t empathise (properly). “Everybody’s trying to sell me something but no one wants to look after me!!” There is growing evidence of confusion in organisations about the digitisation of customer experiences and how to authentically...

Have you ever felt unstoppable - confident in your abilities, your performance and your future? Feeling confident can really aid our success, but what happens when you face a set-back and start to doubt yourself? Margie Hartley sits down with Nick Adams, CMO of Allianz...

The speed at which the world has been forced to adapt to remote working has been extraordinary. The adoption of video calls and working from home has created a huge change, with many challenges and unexpected opportunities. Margie Hartley speaks to Simon Jovanovic, CEO of...

None of us wake up in the morning wanting to be average, but few adults really unlock the secrets to high human performance and its potential. It’s talked about a lot and examined in the sports arena, but rarely in corporate life. Margie Hartley speaks...

I sat on the couch this morning and watched a YouTube video that my Fast Track guest Dr Ben Palmer recommended. It was four minutes long and I ended up crying for about the same amount of time. The video is called "A Powerful Experiment" by Amnesty...

There’s a great quote by the legendary leadership theorist Bill George: “There are too many examples of how other people lead. There are no examples of what's authentic to you until you get there. So, you have to search for it.”  I’ve been privileged to work with hundreds...