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Leadership Through The Lens. I'm combining my passions for photography and coaching to explore purpose-driven leadership, give it a real-world context and illustrate it’s many different faces.
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I write for purpose-driven people who want to develop their leadership and use it to drive-change and achieve good in the world.
I write on three themes: (1) Know who you are to grow who you are, (2) leading with purpose and (3) dealing in possibilities (not problem or drama).
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LEADERSHIP THROUGH THE LENS
THIS BLOG. Combining images and insights to explore leadership development with a real-world context.
It’s never just about what you achieve, it’s who you become along the way.
There’s a short exercise I often run when I’m speaking and training. I give twelve to fourteen volunteers a simple brief to create a certain formation together but without communicating. When I ask them how they think it’ll go, “Chaos” is the word that normally arises from what they perceive is an impossible task. However, in less that two minutes, they complete the task and it’s mind-blowing!
Chances are your mastery mission is not an overnight journey, and so it has to matter to you.
How a scuba diving emergency illustrates key principles of conflict resolution …
Three thousand people walled in by four-deep lines of riot police for eight-hours. What did I see? A whole lot of rapport and a couple of molotov cocktails.
“From your case history and the tests we’ve done… it looks as if you have ALS, a Motor Neurone Disease.”
Racing finished, sails down and boats on their moorings… then to the pub.
These strategies are for people who’ve been diagnosed with a terminal or life threatening illness. If that’s you, I’m sharing these strategies because I know something about what you’re going through…
A nicely timed kick-up-the-arse can bring a wealth of insight and benefit, and just over a year ago I had one that by all means should have been bruising.
This is a mental agility technique; refocusing your mind away from what you cannot control (powerless) and on to what you can control (powerful) i.e. your choices.