I queued to pay for my coffee at one of my company’s many fabulous in-house coffee shops. Presenting my card for payment prompted my server to share with me that it was her first day at this location, and that she was a little nervous, despite having worked for years at a very similar location… Read More Something old, something new …
I was driving, listening to the radio (nothing new there), and a man was introduced as “Professor of English Literature, and a poet” – and it got me wondering . . . The English Literature professor bit I got. But what about the “poet” reference? What I really wanted to know about was his particular… Read More Who are you?
“It is a well-known fact that those people who must want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it… anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job” (The wonderful) Douglas Adams
A regular theme that occurs in my coaching sessions is of leaders not being able to answer this one, simple question: What are you leading for? How about you? Can you answer that question for yourself, your situation? Truly? Authentically? Do you have all the information you need? Could anyone else help? And if your… Read More Don’t keep it a secret . . .
I’ve been thinking an awful lot about what it means to be an authentic leader. If honest, I guess it’s something that’s always unconsciously there with me – and I’d like to think I’m known for being credible and trustworthy and genuine. So I’ve taken some time to truly reflect on what being an authentic… Read More From the heart . . .