Activating Self-Leadership To Move Forward

The first month of 2021 has required much of us already.  I have met with teams determined not to be held back by the weirdness of our current time, and also teams who don’t know where they’re going to draw the impetus to move through this next month from, let alone the year. Knowing how…

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This Is Your Captain Speaking

As a small child, I remember looking up to my Father as he donned his uniform to go and fly.  He took immense pride in the uniform he wore – there was only one way to tie a tie, and his routine was capped off by lifting each already-shiny shoe onto the side of the…

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The Courage to Speak Up

Leadership in any space requires an element of creating safe space for our team members to speak into.  It requires invitation of input so that we can benefit from the different perspectives of having that team, and so that each team member can benefit from having their perspectives stretched by new ones too.  Leadership isn’t…

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Swapping Your Shotgun for A Sniper Rifle

And then it was October… October is always a great time of the year to reassess and refocus.  The time remaining in the current year is short and illusive.  Energy is flagging at the exact time we realise we need to push, and the next year coming is starting to broach the horizon.  This year…

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What To Do When Your Brain Explodes

Last week I wrote about the value of being human, but not forgetting that you have a team to draw on.  If you missed that, you can read it here.  Remembering that you have a team to draw on requires that we make a conscious decision to do so, and yet I speak daily to…

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