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Exhaustion

Exhaustion

  It does feel as if we’re taking part, unwittingly and unwillingly, in the largest psychological experiment in history. Unwittingly … so we may not be fully cognisant of the potential for psychological impact. Unwillingly –  we are not in control of...
Situational

Situational

    If ever there was a test of a leader’s ability to adapt to their circumstances, to prove their ability as a situational leader, then it is now. I was working with a coachee earlier in the week. Yes, some work continues. I find them extremely...
Parallel worlds

Parallel worlds

I’ve been coaching for so long now and enjoy it more than ever. The endless fascination of working with other human beings, generally extremely talented and very successful, and the unique nature of each relationship leads to profound satisfaction. After all these...
Understated leadership

Understated leadership

  Ask a room of developing leaders to name a leader they admire, someone who for them embodies leadership, and, inevitably, some of the same names will be mentioned. I won’t list them here but they are usually men, often charismatic, often “victors”, often...
Included

Included

      “Included” is an outcome. An outcome you can choose to create… An expression I find myself repeating with increasing frequency is “are you on your agenda or that of the person in front of you?”  It’s driven by a realisation that...
Five years

Five years

  Five years! A very personal note…. It was a long time coming. I decided in 2005 that I eventually wanted to run my own coaching business. I developed my coaching practice over many years and that development journey had started way before then. I amassed...