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Our year in review (2018)

“The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” So said Winston Churchill and it is in this spirit that we write this year in review. With our hands on our hearts we can say that 2018 has been a truly significant year for Heartstyles...


Sandra Bullen – Marketing & Communications Director

Taking responsibility to heart: Why culture holds the key to transforming financial services

In the coming years, the winners in the finance space will be those who can learn from the past to meet the demands of the future. Merely complying with regulations won’t be enough. Instead, organisations will need to look to their cultures as an engine of transformation. Here we explore why change is needed and what it’s likely to look like…


Sandra Bullen – Marketing & Communications Director

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How do leaders create safe places?

We believe the number one principle for a leader is to create a safe place. Effective leaders breathe life into the environment by making it a safe place for team members to express opinions and ideas, to disagree and push back...


Stephen Klemich – Founder

Leadership Culture Humility Achieving Avoiding Sarcastic

Why should leaders be teachable?

I believe a really important principle in leadership is being teachable. Effective leaders are humble, self-aware and willing to learn from others—no matter their age or position.


Dr. Mara Klemich – Founder & Consulting Psychologist

Leadership Humility Authentic Transforming

Bringing heart into business

Love. Heart. Humility. The world is changing. There is a new permission to bring a more emotive language into the workplace.


Ross Orwin – General Manager

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Compassion not judgement

We judge ourselves by our intentions and others by their behaviour… Heartstyles helps people to become their best selves. That means facing up to behaviours that may not be helping ourselves or those around us.


Stephen Klemich – Founder


How can you evolve your culture?

Culture. It’s a huge talking point. It effects every person in your organisation and we are increasingly seeing the consequences of effective/ineffective cultures. But what is it? Where does it come from? Can we make a culture better? What do I see in my organizational culture and how do I fit in?


Marc Rogatschnig – Clinical & Consulting Psychologist