Many years ago, when I was lecturing in Human Resources, one of the stock standard assessments was a group assignment.
This year has been tough. It’s been isolating. It’s been a grind. It’s thrown a spotlight on issues that may
I have worked with over 20 leadership teams over the last 16 years as a team coach. Some of been
Organisations that experience rapid change and complexity are made up of social systems. That is, all the people in the
“If you’re doing my job then who is doing your job” Many years ago when I was debriefing a high
I am working with a client at the moment to help change culture to be more leadership and performance focused.
As remote work has ramped up over the past 3 months I have had numerous conversations with friends and individuals
Introduction Over the years I have done a lot of work with teams and it’s the one part of my
Yesterday I chatted to a delightful person, Carolyn, about some copywriting work she was doing for me. She asked me
Experiment 7: Learning from gratitude When I started my sabbatical and my experiments, at the start of 2019, my first
As we approach Easter, I have noticed the impact that Covid 19 has had on my home town of Torquay.
Our need for certainty As I write this from my place in Torquay I feel blessed I have a sanctuary
Deep Listening Now, more than any other time, we have to be more effective at listening. With more social distancing
Curiosity & Leadership Agility In my Leadership Agility workshops I always ask participants what the key enablers of Leadership Agility
Next week I am running my first public leadership program as an experiment. One of the key questions I will
This time last year I was just starting my 6 month sabbatical. The purpose of the sabbatical was to practice
I was recently at an event where one of my favourite authors and thought leaders, Jonathan Haidt, was speaking. Haidt
A key element of my development journey over the past 18 months has been letting go of my need for
I remember working with a senior leadership team a few years back where conversations were polite, benign and frustrating. Some
Complexity On a recent leadership agility workshop I was facilitating, the participants were discussing how they were personally impacted by
Impact of Complexity On a recent leadership agility workshop I was facilitating, the participants were discussing how they were personally
One of the main reasons for my sabbatical is to practice self care and have fun. Too often my work
In early 2018 I read Pause by Rachael O’Meara. O’Meara is an executive at Google who wrote her book based on a sabbatical.
On January 5 I left for Koh Phangan in Thailand. The reason for my journey was to attend a two week yoga and meditation retreat run by Pure Flow Yoga.
In February 2019 I flew out to Ubud, Bali for a month to participate in a co-working retreat with 20 individuals from all over the world. Unsettled (beunsettled.co) is, in their words “a community for those who embrace uncertainty and value meaningful human connection.