Blog Articles

Jun 2017

How can a Leader Cultivate a Culture of Curiosity in the Workplace?

Curiosity is what makes leaders, managers and employees stay relevant in their respective roles. Look at any business that is underperforming, they are likely to have a mindset that doesn’t foster curiosity which in turn prevents innovation and new ideas to flourish. As written about on’s article “Why curious people make better employees”,, hire […]

Jun 2017

The Curiosity Quotient: Insights from the Sydney Writers’ Festival

Last week I attended the Sydney Writers’ Festival and was fortunate enough to hear Thomas Friedman, the Pulitzer prize-winning author and New York Times columnist about the age of acceleration in his new book, Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations. He made a very compelling argument that in order to equip […]

May 2017

5 Practical Tips on How to Find Meaning and Purpose in your Work

Last month, we explored the power of starting with purpose when changing career. We challenged you to think, ‘why’ do you do what you do and is there something with a bigger, more purposeful ‘why’ calling you? This month we offer 5 practical tips to help you find meaning in your existing work. Meaning and […]

Mar 2017

Changing Career – Start With Purpose

Here at CFCD, we thrive on helping people change career when it’s right for them. Through our deep experience in this area we have found starting with purpose helps make the change right and meaningful. A great example of this is documented in HBR post ‘From Accountant to Yogi: Making a Radical Career Change’ exploring […]

Feb 2017

Be Bold for Change

On Wednesday 8th March it will be International Women’s Day with this year’s campaign theme ‘Be Bold for Change’. At CFCD we believe diversity and inclusion are key for thriving workplaces. One way in which we support this is through mentoring and coaching for women. We see a successful mentoring relationship is one in which […]

Jan 2017

Face to Face February: Making Meaningful Connections

In the corporate world, many organisations embrace ‘Face to Face February’ as a way to encourage staff to spend quality face to face time with their clients. Here at CFCD we believe it’s just as important (if not more) for managers and leaders to invest in quality face to face time with their team members, […]