Helping Yourself and Others Work Through Changes

One useful tool to help ourselves and others work through changes in society, respond to new concepts, and even to understand how we relate to different people, is to locate ourselves and others using five typical roles: Innovator, Change Agent,...

Strengthen Your Ability to Work with Others

There are many things that make us unique and distinct – and there are larger, universal things that connect us. We all feel emotion. We may express it differently based on our culture, personality, and context (many of us would...

Start with Yourself

All effective leadership development starts with the self. Self-focus is not selfish or self-centred. We learn about the self so that we can respond more effectively to others. Our first task is to be present and self-aware. An important and...

Inclusive Leadership: Catalyst Report

Leaders often tell us that they understand the theory of inclusive leadership, but struggle to put it into practice. A recent report from Catalyst (Getting Real About Inclusive Leadership: Why Change Starts With You, by Dnika J. Travis, Phd, Emily...

Piloting Through Chaos: Leaders Transforming the World for the Better

Kaospilot is an extraordinary “Education Design Agency” based in Aarhus, Denmark, that provides “high engagement and impact for collaboration, creativity and new leadership.” A hybrid business and design school, Kaospilot provides multi-sided education in leadership and entrepreneurship, with programs designed...

The Power of the Circle

I recently had the privilege of participating as a guest panelist in a leadership development program, “Belonging from the Inside Out”, facilitated by Margareth Thomas, Monique Longhurst, and Wesa Chau. Picture a small group – perhaps 14 people, sitting in...