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Business Book Extract: Steer Through The Storm

Monday 18 September, 2023
by Leah Mether
Let’s face it, leaders have been through a lot over the past three years. Yet the storm of organisational change keeps coming, and uncertainty is the new normal. Leadership is ultimately about people, yet many find themselves responsible for implementing change without ever being taught the foundations of how to actually lead people through it.

Business Book Extract: Steer Through The Storm

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In this new book, communication and soft skills specialist Leah Mether provides a practical, step-by-step guide to help lead your people through turbulent times. Drawing upon over 15 years experience working with a variety of organisations, Mether outlines a new approach to communication and leadership that will help you deal with the feelings of your people, improve performance, and get better results. In this easy-to-read guide, Mether shares proven strategies to help readers:
  • Lead yourself and others through challenge and change
  • Build trust and connection when emotions are high
  • Support your people while holding them accountable
  • Minimise resistance & defuse conflict
  • Communicate with clarity
  • Shift your team towards acceptance
If you’re a leader challenged with navigating the rough seas of change, Steer Through the Storm is your beacon.


Leah Mether

Leah Mether is a speaker, trainer, facilitator and author known for her direct, enthusiastic and relatable style. With a background in leadership, corporate communications and journalism, Leah works with executives, leaders and teams across Australia to help them improve their communication and self-management. With more than 15 years’ experience working with thousands of clients, Leah knows what it takes to communicate under pressure. Her clients represent a diverse range of industries, government agencies, and businesses across Australia - including AGL, Optus, CFA, Energy Australia, Latrobe Community Health Services, and the Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action. As a proud Gippslander based in regional Victoria, Leah is passionate about supporting communities through industry transition. Learn more, visit

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