When a leaders Passion becomes inauthentic

chrisAuthentic Leadership, CEO's, successes0 Comments

Last week I wrote about 4 foundational qualities for successful leadership. This week I want to share an interesting article that confirms that at least one of the 4 qualities, passion is needed for success.  Passion as a style I shared that passion is about the heart. When it becomes simply an expression, i.e. a leadership style it can be seen … 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

Purposed for Leadership – Are you called?

brianarticles, Authentic Leadership, Change, Coaching, Leadership, successes, Transformation0 Comments

People become leaders for different reasons, promotion, pay and many others. This article explores the idea that great leaders are those who see leadership as their purpose, a calling if you will. Can leadership really be someone’s purpose? We recognise when we see a child who has a sporting capability that ‘they’re a natural’. The child matures into the best football … Read More

High Performance: Time to focus on uniqueness not comparison

feliciaarticles, Coaching, Executive leadership, High performance0 Comments

I was talking with a friend and she mentioned how common it is in our culture to ‘compare’; this is particularly the case in schools where our children are compared to one another and to some standard measurement for a child of their age. It struck me that this paradigm, of  determining a ‘standard’ and comparing ourselves to it , is … Read More