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The Winds Of Change

After a very tough year in 2019 where many people struggled with revenue downturns and others struggled to even get through, there seems to be a small turn around happening out in the marketplace right now.

Businesses are realising that you cannot continue to not invest in resources and in staff development, otherwise it will start to impact on the organisation in a negative way.

So, although not gale force conditions yet, there seems to be a ‘wind of change’ happening and leaders are now wanting to build on their year of consolidation.

I simply don’t listen to some of the commentary that is happening in the media at the moment, because if I did, I would just give up and shut down, I prefer to take control and determine my own destiny, both personally and professionally.

So, I encourage everyone to join me in FLIPPING our business thinking – because life and work can be amazing if we want them to be.

The opportunities we have in 2020 are incredible. The ability to grow and develop have never been so accessible and HOPE is ours if we take it.

This week I had one of the most inspirational experiences that I have had in the last 10 years. I was asked to be a guest speaker at my old school, Adelaide High School, to speak to several hundred student leaders, teachers and parents at their annual Leadership assembly – it is a day I will never forget, in fact, I have not experienced such a positive time nor such a positive culture in a very long time.

Next week I will tell you the whole story, but I need to say, having met the graduating class and the new leaders for 2020, that our world is not only positive and good, it is also in good hands, if the student leaders I met have anything to do with running it.

I am not sure who was impacted the most, the audience, or me, but what I do know is that I was inspired once again to be bold and to create the change I wish to see.

Although we need to be aware of what is happening around us and prepare for risk, it is up to us to create our own futures and not to do so is simply allowing other people and circumstances to do it for us.

Sometimes we all just need a reminder of what is possible if we were to take our minds back to focusing on our purpose and displaying gratitude for what we have, not for what we don’t have.

So, have an amazing and positive week and remember – sometimes we win and sometimes we learn.


Des Penny - Co-CEO
Proteus Leadership


Co-CEO Des Penny Commits To WA

WA New Schedule

Des Penny Co-CEO has committed to looking after our clients and new business across Western Australia in 2020. He is a great believer in the WA market and wants to increase our presence there this year.

Commencing with a new schedule of programs we will continue to add more public programs as required.

Please feel free to contact Des Penny direct on 1300 219 903

Frenzy – 2 Days To Go

Frenzy Event
Well, it is almost here. On Thursday 20th February, WA clients will be able to access 2020 programs at introductory prices. This is for one day only. Click on the Frenzy link below to find out more.

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Breakfast Followed By Positive Workplace Culture Workshop


On Wednesday 27th May, we will be running our Super Breakfast in Perth from 7am – 9am. This will be followed by our Presenting with Confidence workshop from 9.30am – 2.00pm.

Book your team into both during the Frenzy Day and experience an inspirational day of professional Development.

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New Proteuslife Magazine Flipbook

We are thrilled to be able to provide you with the Proteuslife Magazine via a Flip Book version. Please enjoy and if you would like to sign up to receive a FREE hard copy of the magazine every 3 months, click on the button below.

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2-Day Emerging Leaders Program

Giving Supervisors And Team Leaders A Launchpad To Success


Today like never before, organisations need supervisors and team leaders who are highly effective and produce results through people.

Technical skills and experience on the job were often sufficient in the past, but having the knowledge and skills to manage yourself and others is also essential in today’s business environment.

Many of the mistakes that supervisors make are simply because they have not been shown the right way at the beginning and therefore they develop bad habits. So why not get the ideas and processes right from the start?

Emerging leaders need to understand what they are aiming for, but more importantly they need to be equipped with the right skills and tools to achieve their objectives.

Over two-days an expert Proteus facilitator will deliver 4 x 3 hour sessions exploring a range of topics, all focused on giving future leaders a launchpad to success.

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