What it really takes to be a Conscious Leader

What it really takes to be a Conscious Leader

I’m often asked “What is Conscious Leadership”? How do I know if I’m a conscious leader or not, so I thought I’d shed a little light on the topic. The difference between these two styles of Leaders: Conscious Leader – A leader that is making decisions and is fully aware of how their decision or behavior is potentially going to impact others. Unconscious Leader – A leader that makes decisions completely unaware of how their decision or behavior is going to impact...
How to Bring the Best Out of your Team

How to Bring the Best Out of your Team

It really is so easy. So, it’s a New Year, but sometimes it’s not about everything being new but it’s about mastering what we’ve already got. Just like a car going in for service we too need to give ourselves a service, a tune up so we can perform better. So, what do you need to do this year to help yourself perform better? Is it going to the gym, a walk, meditating, taking time out of the office to plan, to spend time in the sun or by the water or write on...
What I got out of a Nippers Bucket & Sponge Race

What I got out of a Nippers Bucket & Sponge Race

DiSC in full flight. It’s funny when you’re acutely aware of the different behavioral styles and analyse peoples behavior by observing them and what you notice. Recently I was watching my 6 year old son at nippers. They were playing a game where they had to collect water from the ocean with a sponge. There were about 8 teams, 5 nippers in each team. Each nipper had to run down to the ocean fill up the sponge with water, squeeze as much water as they can into the...
What Makes a Great Leader

What Makes a Great Leader

What makes a Great Leader? There are many articles written about leadership these days, some I skim over and get nothing from, others grab my attention and I’m glued. Usually the ones that grab my attention are those that have some aspect of scientific reference, after all, everything starts with science somewhere along the lines, doesn’t it? So what makes a great leader? In my opinion, you need to have: Great self awareness Clarity on what success looks like and...