• What is your leadership style?

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    And why does it help to know? A wide range of scholars have developed and refined the various theories and concepts of leadership over the years. There is ongoing debate and discussion about their validity and applicability in different contexts. Leadership is a complex and multifaceted concept, and there are many definitions and perspectives on […]


  • 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 […]


  • 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 […]


  • 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 […]