They say that money and alcohol are amplifiers – that all they do is enhance what was already there.  If you’re sad, you’ll be sadder.  If you’re angry, you’ll be more so.  If you’re happy, generous, community oriented – likewise.  It seems that crisis is the same.  It amplifies what was already there, even if…

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Disclaimer: This won’t be my typical post as such, because it’s hard, if not impossible to write anything “typical” with authenticity right now.  It will, I hope, come back round to end with the things I believe most passionately about in my core – communication, connection, growth, truth and team. The world has become an…

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What a year 2020 has been so far.  I know we keep saying it, but it continues to prove itself true!  Even as we launched ourselves through January and February, with the news of Corona in the background, we could never have imagined the rollercoaster that awaited us.  My favourite meme at the moment says…

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We live in rapidly changing times – never has that been more apparent than in the last few months and weeks. In a shorter timeframe than ever before, leaders and employees have had to adapt to new ways of doing business, new marketing strategies, new ways of presenting their value. One side effect of this…

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Over the past week or two, I’ve had 4 commonly themed conversations with 4 of my clients.  All four are forward thinking, open-minded and growth orientated leaders at the level of CEO or MD.  All 4 have fabulous teams of people in well-established businesses that have been going places.  All 4 are looking to the…

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The world is learning a way of thinking that pilots have been familiar with for many decades.  The gap between our individual thinking, the thinking of business leaders, and the way we do things in aviation is narrowing.  The world over, individuals and business leaders are having to make decisions knowing full well that the…

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If there’s one thing there’s no shortage of right now, it’s opinions.  It’s interesting to watch a planet of people, near and far, handling this current chapter of ours the best way they know how.  Depending on whether you switch on the media to receive every theory as to how and why and when and…

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Well, fun times!  It really is like something out of a movie and occasionally it feels like Armageddon may be just around the corner.  Considering that my core business (not to mention what feeds my soul) is getting teams of people in a room together so that they can better “see” and communicate with each…

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I’ve talked previously about how important it is for us to manage our energy, and that when we aren’t intentional about gathering, guarding and directing our energy it can leak. leaving us ineffective.  A few other things that have been fed into my perspective over the years and recently came together to add to this…

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I’ve had the incredible privilege of spending the last three days (Friday to Sunday) on an intense Ann Wilson workshop in Capetown, South Africa, with another 200-odd humans willing to crack and stretch themselves towards further knowledge.  They’ve been an enlightening and challenging few days in the kind of space that prompts you to release…

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