Leadership Coaching: Humility

Humility in Leadership

Leadership Coaching: Humility. Every worked with someone who can’t admit they got it wrong? How infuriating is that? Everyone makes mistakes. In most cases, the sky doesn’t fall in. So much is lost if those mistakes aren’t acknowledged: the lessons contained within and often the loyalty of those who know exactly what happened. The more […]

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Career Coaching: Portfolio Career

Managing Your ​Portfolio Career

Career Coaching: Portfolio Career. Increasingly people come to me seeking their Professional Thing, only to find that what they really want, is a series of Professional Things. They want to earn thier living by honouring several strands of things that they love. This is perfectly possible and very joyous for certain personality types. These days […]

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Leadership Coaching: Conflict

Leadership Coaching: Conflict

Leadership Coaching: Conflict. It is impossible to lead without conflict. Don’t try to fool yourself into believing that all leadership work will be all sweetness and light. Just like in life, everyone ain’t gonna be your best friend. Not everyone is going to share your vision, your egalitarianism or your empowering attitude, all of the time.  […]

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Career Coach: Imposter Syndrome

Imposter Syndrome

  Career Coach: Imposter syndrome is SO common. Much more common than you would ever imagine. When you see how some people ‘present’ themselves, you would assume they have never doubted themselves and their ability to do their job, ever. I would counteract that by saying the everyone has their doubts on some days. Comparing […]

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Leadership coaching: Cultural Change

Leadership & Cultural Change

Leadership coaching: Cultural Change. If management is getting tasks done through people then Leadership is making change through people. That means that “leadership” suddenly doesn’t look as clear-cut as I had imagined. Leaders to me, were the traditional bosses; Those authoritarian types who give orders top down. Now, I know this not to be true. […]

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Career Coaching: Microdosing

Microdosing

Career Coaching: Microdosing. Ok, so the bad news is that there is no perfect job that will be full of joy all the day long. The good news is that you are totally capable of tipping the balance from a role that is mostly dark into one that has mostly light. These are the roles […]

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Leadership Coach: Mistakes

The Value of Your Mistakes

Leadership Coaching: Mistakes: Never underestimate the benefit of previous mistakes. These mistakes, held kindly, are our professional gold-dust. We live in a society they deems mistakes a bad thing. I do understand if mistakes are life-threatening then indeed they are bad things. The reality is however that in our modern day world, most of our […]

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Career Coach: joy

Career coach: Joy

Career coach: Joy. Is it possible to find work that gives you joy as well as an income? Absolutely! Did anyone tell you at school that this was possible? Or were you expected to fulfill someone else’s pre-defined category?With most people, I meet the answer is often sadly, ‘Absolutely’ all over again… “The place God calls […]

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