What was your primary leadership style in 2023? How and who are you being called to become now? So, what will be your leadership growth style in 2024?
Anyone growing up in the UK in the 80s and 90s will remember the ‘Henry hoover’. An electric vacuum cleaner with a friendly face and a robust constitution always ready to clean your house with a smile. When ‘Henry’ was … Continued
“I’m on the verge of a breakdown.” “I just need to recharge my batteries and I’ll be fine…” “Am I beyond repair?” These are common enough phrases in life and leadership, and especially prevalent when we are going through major … Continued
It wouldn’t surprise anyone who has experienced the gnawing, consuming discomfort of remorse to discover that the word originally comes from the Medieval Latin ‘remorsum’ meaning literally “to bite back, bite again.”
So how can we deal well with our life and leadership regrets without them eating us alive?
In the first part we looked at how crustaceans leave one shell when they outgrow it. They break out of their old, tightly restrictive shell to grow a new one. It’s a natural reality but also an apt metaphor for … Continued
Change. It sometimes comes like a blessed relief, a liberation, a much needed shift. At other times it makes us want to crawl under a rock and hide in the dark. Most times, it’s a curiously perplexing mixture of the two: we feel exposed and we feel released. So how is it that change has power to bring both spacious freedom yet also intense vulnerability? Turns out, Mother Nature has some wisdom on this…