Have you been going along in your career, assuming the set path is the only option? Adam Grant’s ‘Think Again’ encourages you to challenge that assumption. Read on for some key take-aways
In the previous post, I wrote about Jim Dethmer’s work on Conscious Leadership. The first step – involved getting yourself located around the issue that you are facing. How are you ‘being’ with it in your life – are you responding to it from Above the Line or Below the Line. In case you want to …
As a Coach, I listen to clients describe the problem or issue they are trying to tackle. For ‘A’ the pandemic provided a big bang opportunity for her business, yet productivity is slipping because attrition rates are high. As CEO of the company, ‘D’ is struggling to address resistance and fear amongst her colleagues to …
What am I actively doing today keeping my Future CV in mind In my early 20s as young graduate student pursuing a PhD I used to chase my mentor and dissertation advisor for a ‘no agenda meeting’ once every six months. While I called them a ‘no-agenda’ meeting a consistent inquiry that hovered in my …
At times, just as we are at the cusp of breakthrough – in breaking out of the shell we have cast ourselves into – the inner critic surfaces and confuses us.
An excerpt from a recent conversation – on what it takes to filter out the noise of the inner critic.
A critical success factor to managing change is the manner in which the organisation and leaders communicate. Human centric leaders are honest, empathetic, authentic and consistent with their communication. Here is a ten point checklist that comes from years from experience with change and communication
How do you inspire change in others? While most of us are used to doing this through mentorship, advice and suggestions, perhaps there is a different, more powerful way to do it – through questions.
There is nothing more powerful in a meeting than a good listener. Especially a collaborative listener. When a presenter feels he or she is being listened to, they are more confident, more articulate and often more insightful. As a leader, it is not just important to you but also to the room you are leading that you listen actively. But what do you do if you have a short attention span? The author shares a unique way to start building demonstrable and collaborative listening, despite challenges.
What are the leadership behaviours that differentiate the leaders who deliver over 10 times the average returns of their industry consistently for over 15 years? What can we learn from them? This post borrows from the work of Jim Collins and Morten Hansen to break a few myths and deliver a simple recipe for success
Why do we teach our children how to be great communicators and speakers at home and in school, but never great listeners. In this post, inspired by William Uri’s call for a listening revolution, we discuss the power of listening. and if it can be learned.