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 (…)

Are you searching for Lasting Happiness? Great News: the search can be over!

Are you associating ‘happiness’ with an experience that is sustainable?

Therefor it’s worth searching for?
If so, how far have you come?
How satisfied are you with your findings?
What makes you search for it?

Is it the belief you have not found it yet?
Or you found it, but it went away, did not last?
Therefore it must be still out there?
For how many years are you repeating that cycle already? For how many years more do you want to carry on? (…)

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 (…)

Executive Stress – Heartfelt Leadership

Here at the School of Mastery for Mindfulness, our experience has shown us that stress at a crucial juncture can lead to Heartfelt Leadership. For the untrained mind, stress is a tyrant; nobody escapes these extremes of emotional turmoil.

However, they offer extremely valuable insights to those prepared to make a serious inquiry into the nature of stress and how these potent emotional impulses can lead to the most comprehensive form of leadership (…)

Does Followership trump Leadership?

Your followership traits contribute possibly more to your success then leadership traits.

We all are invited to take the lead frequently: to stand up for ourselves. To influence behavior, we shouldn’t tolerate. To be a role model for our family or at work.

We indeed are invited to follow on a regular basis: to support a higher vision, to join and share a positive movement to improve culture, to oblige health & safety regulations.

We certainly have a lot to learn on both sides, in any organisation. Even if you are the CEO, following is an essential part of your success – or failure (…)