courage mindset

Turning Leadership On Its Head

Can you imagine a workplace where you are listened to; where your thoughts and ideas are pro-actively sought? Can you imagine a workplace where you feel appreciated for your gifts and are encouraged to continually find and improve, not only your talents, but also the systems and processes with which you work? Can you imagine [...]

By | August 4th, 2017|communication, compassion, courage mindset, Leadership effectiveness, Listening|Comments Off on Turning Leadership On Its Head

Overcoming the Obstacles of Gaining Clarity at Work

I turned the corner onto the familiar well-trodden path, the fields either side obscured by the tall hedge grow. Although this time it was different. To my delight, the fields were visible.  The owners of the field had pruned the hedge grow. I offered a silent ‘thank you’ and was grateful for the view in [...]

By | December 1st, 2016|clarity, communication, courage mindset, Executive coaching, Leadership coaching, Leadership effectiveness|Comments Off on Overcoming the Obstacles of Gaining Clarity at Work

How to Develop a Courageous Mindset

In my last post, I shared with you the kind of courageous mindset successful leaders have. I shared the benefits of having a 'growth mindset' as opposed to a 'fixed mindset' and how this will serve you in developing a courageous mindset. One stellar example for showing a courageous mindset is author, screenwriter, and producer, [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|courage mindset, Executive coaching, Leadership coaching, Leadership effectiveness, Professional development|Comments Off on How to Develop a Courageous Mindset

The Courageous Mindset All Leaders Should Aim For

“You will fail more from timidity, procrastination, and carefulness.” These are some of the powerful words from one of the world’s most highly respected keynote speakers and authors on human potential, Margie Warrell. Warrell is also a writer for Forbes and founder of Global Courage. Part of her leadership coaching focuses on seizing opportunities, expanding [...]

By | August 8th, 2016|communication, courage mindset, Executive coaching, Leadership coaching, Leadership effectiveness, Professional development|Comments Off on The Courageous Mindset All Leaders Should Aim For

How to bridge the gap in 4 simple steps

Recently I visited Venice with my family and learned so much about this beautiful place during our weekend. Did you know that Venice is, in fact a series of islands with 420 bridges connecting it together? As we continued to cross many of these bridges, I reflected on how we, as individuals and leaders, can [...]

Preventing failure: Goal setting to be a competent leader

According to a paper by George Doran, there is a S.M.A.R.T. way to grow to be an effective leader. The mnemonic stands for goals to be Specific, Measurable, Assignable, Realistic, and Time-related. It all sounds great except I stumbled upon research that suggests more needs to be done with goal setting for effective leadership. Don’t [...]

How to Develop Courage in Business – 6 Tips For Being a Courageous Leader (Part 2)

In part 1 of this article we looked at the first six ways to practise growing your levels of courage in business. Everybody wants to build courage in business, and many of us are brought up watching inspirational movies on the television or reading inspiring books, from Forrest Gump to William Wallace in Braveheart. While [...]

By | August 21st, 2015|courage mindset, Leadership effectiveness|0 Comments

How to Develop Courage in Business – 6 Tips For Being a Courageous Leader (Part 1)

Courage in business is one of the biggest traits required for good leadership. If you’re in any kind of entrepreneurial role, you need to develop your levels of courage; however, it is not easy. There are many situations that will call for you to make bold, confident decisions that may or may not improve your [...]

By | August 21st, 2015|courage mindset, Leadership effectiveness|0 Comments

Are you above the line or below the line?

A good friend of mine and business coach, Hugo Heij, recently shared with me the concept of above and below the line and I thought you too might find it useful. Have you ever wondered why, despite the same economic environment, working culture and hours in a day, that some people are more successful than others? It [...]

Make your own luck – insights from Voice at the Table Conference

The recent 'Make your own luck' conference organised by my friend Rina Goldenberg and her wonderful team at Voice at the Table was a most inspiring day. I was thrilled to meet some of you there. We listened to a combination of keynote speakers and panellists bringing alive the theme of how to take charge of your career [...]