Emotional Balance for Leaders

Everyone has felt the turbulence of strong emotional feelings.

It’s clear that for many we still have to master our own feelings. This is particularly important for those of us in a leadership position. We need to stop berating ourselves in an unbelievable array of ingenuity when it comes to putting ourselves down or others (…)

Problems of the head? Solutions of the heart!

The purpose of this post is to give you a short synopsis of the journey from continually reacting to the challenges of life. And to switch to a liberated mind, that has learned to listen to arising emotions and accurately assess what the real issues are that I’m currently facing.

Having spent the first forty years of my life in a constant state of always reacting to situations and people, I’m permitting myself to pass on what I learned (…)

Leadership & Followership Development by Experiential Learning

A proven way to improve leadership & followership behaviour is through experiential learning. Creating a learning experience that is remembered by the team members long after, because of the intensity, high energy and fun of the excercise is an ideal way to mirror back to a group their behaviour in business under pressure.

The eye-opening debrief in a plenary discussion with ‘lessons learned’ for the business and action planning how to improve is even more powerful because (…)

Thoughts like Snowflakes

They come and float down with grace and ease; they stay a short while, there presence an unmistakable experience. Gradually … More

The ‘Undivided Leader’ – a new chapter!

I just came back from a 2-day retreat visiting a dear old friend in Ireland.
The outcome of the two days is that Joe and I start a conversation via this blog about the ‘Undivided Leader’ or, if you don’t identify with the phrase Leader, let’s call it the ‘Undivided Consciousness’ – and how you get there.

A side note for those that don’t identify with the word ‘leader,’ which is OK: To me, leadership starts with Personal Leadership. How do you lead yourself, before even thinking about leading others? So in the context of Personal Leadership, we are all leaders. (…)