Resources

There is so much information available on Leadership but how do you find the time
to sift through it all and how do you know what’s useful?

This is a page where we’ll put things we hope you will find useful
– from articles, videos and templates to affiliates and FAQs!

We also have a leadership podcast where you can watch the live recordings, as well as our Big Goals Articles that are filled with leadership advice.

Free Resources

If you’re facing difficulties with a particular leadership issue, we offer handouts that you can easily download. Download them for yourself or to share with your team…and they’re free!

Listening Guide

Build trust at work and lead a team that feels heard, inspired and motivated. (Free)

A Guide to Motivating Your Team

Get practical tips to build the motivation and connection within your team. (Free)

5 Keys to Building an Effective Team

Build a successful and effective team with this free guide. (Free)

Difficult Conversations Framework

Plan and initiate those difficult conversations with this framework. (Free)

Listening List

We love podcasts and Ted Talks. Some of our favourites are…

  • This Ted Talk about burnout is an excellent, quick guide to avoiding burnout. If you haven’t listened to it yet, we highly suggest that you do!
  • Something to Eat and Something to Read by Sophie Hansen and Germaine Leece
  • Postcards from the Bush with Robin McConchie
  • The Imperfects by Hugh van Cuylenburg, Ryan Shelton and Josh van Cuylenburg
  • Chat 10 Looks 3 by Leigh Sales and Annabel Crabb

Books we love

  • The Practice – Shipping Creative Work by Seth Godin (Penguin)
  • Jon Katzenbach’s The Critical Few
  • The Yay! Mindset by Angela McCubbin.
  • Daring Greatly by Brene Brown
  • Atomic Habits by James Clear
  • Start with Why by Simon Sinek
  • Women Kind by Dr Kirstin Ferguson and Catherine Fox
  • The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni
  • Grit by Angela Duckworth
  • The Big Leap by Gay Hendricks
  • The Infinite Game by Simon Sinek
  • This is Marketing by Seth Godin
  • People Skills by Robert Bolton
  • Getting Naked by Patrick Lencioni
  • Dare to Lead by Brene Brown
  • Legacy by James Kerr
  • Vertical Growth: How Self-Awareness Transforms Leaders and Organisations by Michael Bunting and Carl Lemieux
  • Fully Connected by Kel Kettle
  • Head and Heart: The Art of Modern Leadership by Kirstin Ferguson
  • Unreasonable Hospitality by Will Guidara

And some reading for the weekends…

  • The Murder Rule by Dervla McTiernan
  • The Thursday Murder Club series (The Thursday Murder Club, The Man Who Died Twice, The Bullet That Missed).

If you have recommendations for these lists feel free to let us know on our Facebook Group, the Big Goals LinkedIn Page, OR, you can always email us.

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