Overwhelmed leaders carry on

feliciaBranding, Leadership, Trust0 Comments

I’m overwhelmed, but I can’t tell anyone! Ever have days when you feel overwhelmed.  You know you have missed a project deadline, or you haven’t quite figured out the solution to a critical problem. Perhaps, worse you need to address some unhealthy team dynamics and don’t quite know how. We all have days when we feel overwhelmed. However, many leaders … Read More

Successful Leaders have 4 Foundational qualities

feliciaAuthentic Leadership, Leadership, success, Transformation0 Comments

Last week I wrote about how Digital Transformation is becoming the goal for many organisations. Yet Transformation efforts still fail due to the people component, especially quality leadership.  I beleieve there are 4 foundational qualities for successful leadership. The 4 foundational qualities. Good leaders develop their technical competencies. Successful leaders go beyond this, recognising that: People follow leaders because of … Read More

Great Leaders should know it all!

feliciaAccountability, articles, CEO's, Leadership0 Comments

Great Leaders know it all As a leader do you feel pressure to ‘know it all?  Do you feel you should at least know more than the people you are leading? Isn’t that a reasonable expectation of  your team and a key characteristic of Great leaders? I had an interesting encounter.  One of my clients, a senior Politician said in a … Read More

Paradox of Leadership

feliciaarticles, CEO's, Change, Coaching, competencies, Executive leadership, Leadership0 Comments

VUCA Leaders I share in this videoblog what it takes to be a successful leader in today’s complex and dynamic environment following my key takeaways at the close of the WBECS Pre-Summit event.  In essence leaders need to be VUCA leaders and that means changing one’s mindset.  Watch and find out more about VUCA Leaders.   The WBECS Pre-Summit is … Read More

Harnessing uniqueness for High Performance

brianarticles, High performance, Leadership0 Comments

Does comparing result in high performance? I was talking with a friend and she mentioned how common it is in our culture to expect ‘comparison’ to result in high performance. We see this everywhere – home, work and especially schools.  We compare our children to one another and to some standard academic measurement which often has no context or greater … Read More