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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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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5 Ways Fearless Leaders Create Powerful Silence

Silence is an underrated leadership tool. Of course, I am not talking about the kind of ‘hostile silence’ that intimidates people into saying something! This is a silence that gives people time to think and opens up the conversational space for something richer than top of mind thoughts. Silence can be more challenging for extrovert...

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