How to prevent fear and shame from destroying your performance

I discussed both fear and shame in earlier posts, but I want to explore the relationship between the two and why understanding is key to your performance as a leader and the ability to fulfil your purpose. As a reminder. Fear Fear describes our emotional response to danger. Clearly, an element of fear permits a…

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So what is your purpose?

So what is your purpose?

As individuals and organisation leaders, we often start with Vision and Mission Statements. While these may evolve and grow, our core values are embedded, almost part of our DNA. If we don’t understand the importance of understanding ourselves and recognising the elements of purpose, we are likely to miss the mark.  It’s exactly why businesses…

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Peace in Ukraine

Today I feel very sad for humanity. I also feel hope!

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been discussing purpose, and was going to end the series with a summary and some last thoughts. This is not the post I thought I’d be writing. A week ago, Europe was relatively peaceful. Today a war rages in Ukraine. Men & Women have made heart breaking decisions with…

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Can you describe your contribution when asked?

In this series on Purpose, I’ve discussed: – Understanding through painful experience Accessing the gifts you already posses Finding meaning through contribution and growth Thriving through connection I touched on contribution, but contribution should be present throughout all the elements of purpose. If we remember we only have to use our gifts to the best…

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Service

Are you fed up with being told, “If you’re not where you want to be, it’s because you’re not providing enough value, not being of service?”

I will not argue with that statement, but how do you define value or being of service? Well, here’s the good news: Figuring out how you can best be of service doesn’t have to be complicated. We make it difficult by thinking we have to find a deep, almost spiritual purpose. We believe we have…

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