Kieran Flanagan

A behavioral researcher and strategist, author, educator and corporate coach, Kieran Flanagan is one of the only female creative directors in the world of “Mad Men” and has won awards around the world for creativity and effectiveness. Kieran is a TEDx Sydney partner and speaks to audiences including the UN in Singapore and Coca-Cola. She is a passionate advocate for the commercial power of creativity and a return to more human engagement, cultures and leadership.

Articles by Kieran Flanagan

7 Ways to Lead People Who Don’t Want to be Led

7 Ways to Lead People Who Don’t Want to Be Led

Stop obsessing over how things get done. Worry more about what gets done.

7 Corporate Jargon Words You Should Stop Using Now

These business buzzwords need to be left at the office door.

April 7, 2016

The Jerk Advantage—Do You Have It?

Jerks stand for something better and bigger and bolder. They change things. And they don’t care if you like them.

November 30, 2015

3 Ways to Be More Likeable at Work

It’s not always the smartest person who does the best—sometimes it’s the person that brings out the best in others.

November 3, 2015

Is Self-Help Making You Feel Worse?

Isn’t personal development or self-help meant to inspire us so that we can

October 15, 2015

4 Stand-Up Ways to Get People’s Attention

Stop telling the same ‘joke’ over and over and over... whether you’re on stage or in the boardroom.

August 11, 2015

How to Sell Yourself, Without Being a Slimy Salesperson

Like it or not, we’re all in the business of selling, hoping people buy into us and our ideas. Here’s how to amp up your persuasiveness, the right way.

June 18, 2015