The dos and don’ts of courage in an executive team

Courage is a critical element of Fearless Leadership®. One of the deepest forms of courage is required in the way you work with your peers on the leadership team. In Fearless Leadership Teams, courage coexists with compassion and curiousity. Here are 3 dos of courage: Do listen. Our listening is so often transactional, listening to...

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Banishing the dangerous limitations you put on yourself

Sometimes the greatest restrictions we face are the limitations we put on ourselves, often without us being consciously aware of them. Examples of this were very apparent last week in my first face-to-face Fearless Leadership® workshop (socially distanced of course) since the week before lockdown. The focus of the day was Creating Our New Normal,...

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The one lesson from Harvard I can’t ignore

This time last year, I was lucky enough to be attend Harvard University and complete The Art and Practice of Leadership Development Executive Program. At the time, I blogged about the 5 leadership lessons I learned. Julie Garland McLellan invited me via LinkedIn to “look back in a year’s time and see how these lessons have evolved as your practice of implementing...

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We won’t be going back to normal! (And what do to about it)

“When things get back to normal, we will …” Sorry to disappoint you – things won’t be going back to normal. They can’t. We have changed, our organisations have changed, the world has changed. There will be a ‘normal’, but we won’t be going ‘back’ to it. It will be a New Normal. Old Normal...

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You are different at work (and I don’t like you as much)

Funny things can happen when work moves fair and square into the centre of your home life – funny things that trigger awareness and offer new choices! Mason and his partner Allison have very different occupations, and have had no involvement in each other’s professional lives… Until a global pandemic forced them to share a...

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