Rebalancing Happiness & Fulfilment

Two years ago, we entered a fascinating time in human history.  Over the past two years, almost everything we thought we knew for certain, had planned to do, or considered normal has been challenged.  There has, and continues to be plenty of change and challenge, mixed with the uncertainty of never quite being able to…

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BE The Invitation To Something Different

In July of 2018, three days before our last Zimbabwean elections, I wrote an article entitled “Are You A Leader, Or Are You Just Taking A Walk?” which spoke to what it takes to get people to follow you through a journey towards a destination – be that at home or at work, on a…

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PAUSE – and read this

You’re ready to start the week with a fresh new outlook and focus.  It’s Monday, and you’ve got this!  You’ve surveyed your schedule and you know what’s expected of you – you’re feeling calm, centred and skilfully ready.  You sit down at your desk to handle a few emails, and an hour later you look…

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The Roots & Wings of Leadership

My Mother always told me that the greatest gifts you can give your children are roots and wings – roots to remind you where you’re from and wings to show you what you can become.  I believe these are the keys to unlocking what makes each of us unique and delivering what we have to…

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Self-Leadership Frequently Requires Us To Get Out of Our Own Way

One of the biggest requirements of moving forward effectively is our ability to manage change.  Managing change isn’t something most of us do well without first acquiring and practising the skills to do so on a regular basis.  Managing change requires active decision-making, which involves risk – exactly what our human brains are programmed to…

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Self-Leadership & Handling Depletion

At a point where the world has been in crisis for a year, the psychology of leadership has changed.  Even the leaders and team members most practised at declaring their energy and readiness are sounding less convinced, which is not really surprising when we’ve been making it up as we go along for an extended…

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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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