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 …
Coaching from the lens of a coachee (client). We often hear about outcomes from coaching, but wonder what the process feels like. A wonderful read in which Prameet Kamat narrates his coaching journey with Shweta Anand Arora.
BE Do and HAVE are three of the most powerful words in our life. Successful leaders ask themselves who they need to or want to BE before they start DOing. They almost always follow BE DO and then HAVE – in that order. What happens if you flip the order?
For very long, leadership has been defined in a certain way. A charismatic yet distant presence that wields authority and power. However, in today’s world, leaders like Jacinda Ardern for example, point to the fact that a new model of leadership is emerging. One that is based on a very different set of principles.
There is magic waiting to happen when we can truly be ourselves at work. But is it always possible? Does authenticity jeopardise success?
If we have to live our full brilliance as leaders, we have to learn to fight our fears. To know them, to see them, and then to cast them aside and forge on. So how can we do that? These are some ways that have worked powerfully for our clients.
A focus on the positive activates that part of our brain that makes us more creative, open to possibility, filled with an excitement to get even better. And when we focus on the negative, we tend to justify or negate, not change. It actives the body’s stress response. The fight or flight mode.
If I asked if you are self-aware, what would you say? Most likely you would say yes. Because 95% of people think they are. Unfortunately, the likelihood of your being right is quite low.
Ambition – the part of me that counts my successes every week (okay, every day). That wants to get bigger, better. And fast. But it is only the other part of me, the awareness in the current moment, that allows me to truly connect with my why.