Strengths – the Recipe for Success?

Strengths – the Recipe for Success?

How often have you been advised – or advised others – to “play to your strengths”? It sounds like common sense, but is it actually a recipe for success? Well, there is certainly research evidence to support the value of identifying and playing to them. Benefits for...
What Kind of Future are we Creating?

What Kind of Future are we Creating?

Wow, it is fascinating to watch us respond to challenging circumstances. I have witnessed first-hand and in the media some things that make me ask what kind of future are we creating today? “The present,” according to the historian and philosopher David Carr, “gets...
Turning Your Story into Meaning and Power

Turning Your Story into Meaning and Power

We all have had our own life-challenging events. Some of the most impactful talks I’ve heard on the TED stage and beyond have focused on overcoming adversity wiht meaning and power. But this is one topic that lots of people (and particularly leaders) seem to shy away...
Your Truth as a Leader Lies Within You!

Your Truth as a Leader Lies Within You!

Your truth as a leader lies within you. Allow yourself the freedom to mine it and just let it happen. The easiest way to start exploring your truth is by completing your River of Life. On one level, the purpose of this exercise is to find more stories and build a...