Who gets to decide? Fearless Leadership teams know who decides

Who gets to decide? When I work with senior leadership teams, it is often apparent that there is a lack of clarity between what is an executive team decision, and what decisions lie with individual executives, or even below executive level. This lack of clarity leads to executive team energy being wasted on decisions that are...

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Could all teams benefit from Fearless Leadership?

‘Could all teams benefit from Fearless Leadership?’ This fabulous question was asked by a director when I presented to the board about the Fearless Leadership program their exec team was mid-way through. My response? ‘Yes all teams could benefit… And not all teams are up for it!’ Here are three indicators that your team is...

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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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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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