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Belonging and wellbeing

As we move in South Africa into the peak of our second COVID-19 wave, I am aware of the continuum of responses to this surge in the pandemic in our …

Leadership Agility

Corporate conversations these days seem to be peppered by the term ‘agile’ and being no IT guru, I won’t hazard an attempt to explain Agile methodology to you (though my …

Resilience in an age of uncertainty

One of the key words of this pandemic must have been ‘resilience’.
It’s a little like the secret elixir that will protect you from the ravages of change, and yet one …

Teaching courageous leadership…

This weekend I had the opportunity/obligation to attend an NPO AGM with my eldest son. It was the first such opportunity to do so and given that my son had …

How do employees co-create leadership?

I haven’t heard from leadership guru, Peter Block, in a while and I managed to catch him looking a whole lot older, (and sounding even wiser, if it is possible) …

Nomophobia – 8 ways to beat it

In working with a really focused, action-oriented client recently, we again encountered the invasiveness of our friend the cell phone. Because he doesn’t have time to go scrolling through internet …

A bridge too far

As I sit down to blog, another tumultuous shower is lashing my window as the week lives up to its name, at the southern tip of Africa of The Cape …

Returning to work…with children in the house

Today I began my day connecting early with a client on the northern tip of my continent, who has a child on the autism spectrum. She waits on tenter hooks …

What are you happy to leave behind?

As I was preparing for a ‘resetting’ workshop with one of my clients today, I was struck by one of the questions recommended for a team undergoing change…dare I mention …

Some key questions for our time

There have been a few articles and webinars of late that have aroused my interest in challenging that getting back to ‘normal’ is not the right place to go. There’s …