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October 7, 2022

Did the CEO Really Right Size Her Business?

At a C suite networking function recently, I listened to a CEO proclaim she’d ‘rightsized’ her business. Her CFO, standing beside her, grinned and nodded in earnest agreement. Another jumped in and said “Yes, we’re going through that now. We figure we’ll save a lot and improve our bottom line by 12%.” There were nods […]

August 26, 2022

The importance of leadership training in small business

“You’re not born a great leader. But we are born with the potential to learn how to become one,” says business mentor and difficult people specialist David- Deane-Spread. David speaks with Avon Collis from Relevate. The original full article can be found on the BizCover website

July 20, 2022

The Australian Business Journal - The Need for Deep Leadership Alignment

‘Poor company performance is often a reflection of the boardroom, not only the senior executives’ states business mentor David Deane-Spread. This is the reason why, in his coaching practice, he focuses on top-level leadership development in order to resolve dysfunctional workplace behaviour and get teams back on track with hitting their KPIs. Read More

June 29, 2022

How to Improve Your Business – Fast! – in Just 7 Minutes

Podcast hosted by Bill Prater What You’ll Learn From This Episode: 'Deadly Quad' - biggest risk in the business Applying the 5Cs Effects of high level of stress in the business Related Links and Resources: David is giving a free diagnostic so that you will get that clarity around your business. Go to https://metattude.com/deadly-quad-diagnostic Summary: David Deane-Spread is […]

June 24, 2022

The 5C's to Better Leadership

404 The Today's Leader Podcast, Building Tomorrow's Best Leaders Today Listen to "404 David Deane-Spread - The 5C's to Better Leadership" on Spreaker. Welcome to 404 The Today's Leader Podcast, Building Tomorrow's Best Leaders Today. Today we have a very special guest, who joined me from the other side of Australia, Perth in WA to […]

June 17, 2022

Humans Are An Investment Not An Overhead

Podcast hosted by MARK LEBUSQUE CEO Coach David Deane-Spread and I explore many elements of leadership in this week's podcast including what he learned about courage and vulnerability in the military, balancing transactional and transformational work, shiny object syndrome, situational and self awareness and why leadership is lonely, involves giving credit and taking blame.

May 16, 2022

Podcast #74 Difficult Conversations Made Easy, with David Deane-Spread - HOST, NINA SUNDAY CSP

David Deane-Spread is a hostage negotiator for business. He helps businesses having toxic people problems turn it around. “You cannot manage people, you can only lead them,” says David. “You have to influence, persuade, coach, support, champion, inspire and encourage them. You can't just command them.” My questions include: What do you find is the […]

March 10, 2022

The Number One Skill Required of the CEO

I assert the number one skill required of the CEO is Attitudinal Competence – the foundation and core skill for improving emotional intelligence as well as...

December 9, 2021

What's Better Than Collaboration to Transform Culture and Empower Innovation?

Much has been written about the virtues of collaboration, lately largely driven by technology platforms that do, in fact, make collaboration easier.

December 2, 2021

Be Honest, What’s the Real Reason You Chose to Be a Leader?

Was it: 1. For the Position, Power, Perks or Privileges? 2. To fulfill a dream of yours? 3. To serve others in striving towards a worthy vision? 4. A combination of 1 and 2 above?5. A combination of 2 and 3 above?
Or some other reason?

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