Leadership Coaching: Strengths

Playing to Your Strengths

Leadership Coaching: Strengths. I often have to remind people whist diong this work, that the term ‘Leadership’ does not mean ‘doing it all yourself’. Leaders often earn their roles by being competent in a multitude of their own facets and in other’s environments. What you also probably being is passion for your chosen role, purpose […]

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Leadership Coaching: Empathy

Empathy

“Leadership is about empathy. It is about having the ability to relate to, and connect with people for the purpose of inspiring and empowering their lives. “ anon So what is empathy? What it is not is sympathy. Empathy is not feeling sorry for people. Empathy is the desire and ability to understand how THEY are […]

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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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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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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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Leadership Coaching: Unrealised Talent

Leadership: Unrealised Talent

Leadership Coaching: Unrealised Talent. You might be a leader and not even know it… Leaders come on all shapes and forms. Last month I had an experience where I was cornered into recognising my own leadership ability I set out on a mission online. I extended the invitation for others to join. Suddenly I was leading […]

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