Strategic Offsites that Ignite a Profound SHIFT!

Strategic Offsites have the power to Direct attention to the underlying pressures of a potentially obsolete business model or strategic focus Set aspirational goals that are intrinsically meaningful and collaboratively possible, and Ignite a transformational organizational operating system to transcend VUCA and generate social evolution. Strategic Offsites are essential to allow for personal reflection and authentic conversation. […]

Learn to “C” the world anew: The 5 C’s of VUCA Leadership

The VUCA world of Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity is the emergent norm of the post-conventional world. It demands that we develop post-conventional leadership capacity. As Einstein said, we can’t solve problems at the level they were created. We need to transcend VUCA, which most interestingly means “to wake up” in the Zulu language, with […]

Why we need more Women at the Top

More Women at the Top? Given our preoccupation to have more women at the top of organizations, it’s curious to realize how gender archetypes underlie the shift from transactional to transformational leadership. The “Achiever”, the final stage of conventional leadership is a highly masculine archetype – the warrior, the hunter, the breadwinner, creating transactional relationships […]

The 6 Key Benefits of Executive Leadership Coaching

Aspirational First, it’s aspirational. While standard Executive Coaching is about improving your performance at work in more senior executive roles, Executive Leadership Coaching is this and more. It invites you to tap into your career aspirations and personal purpose in relation to how you can make a bigger difference and leave a lasting legacy as a […]

7 Ways to Know and Present Yourself At Your Best

Do you dread the question: “What’s your story?” or the instant opener: “Tell me about yourself.” It happened to me twice in the last week and to be honest I wasn’t prepared. I instantly fell into the trap of describing my past and my current situation. Neither memorable nor inspiring! So I reflected on all […]

Become a Transformational Leader and Transform Your World!

What do we know about high performance? We know it requires high people engagement. Aon’s Research shows that a 5% increase in people engagement is linked to a 3% increase in revenue growth in the following year and can lead to a 29% increase in operating income. Imagine what a difference a 30% increase in people […]

How to Lead Open Meetings So You Can Empower Your Team

How Do You Run Your Meetings? Do you use a list of items to go through to check that everything’s on track? Do you solve the problems that come up? Is your team more dependent on you to make decisions than you would like? Most of us without realizing it keep trying to run things […]

How to Get Off the Treadmill So You Can Be a More Strategic Leader

Tired, Stressed, Frustrated? Do you feel tired and stressed by the high workload you deal with every day and frustrated by the fact that, no matter what you do, you can’t get off the treadmill. No matter how well you set priorities and delegate more work, it just keeps piling up. As Senior Executives we’ve […]

Executive SOS

Great News! EXECUTIVE SOS has become the #1 Best Seller in Business Management and Leadership! Thank you everyone for your support and encouragement. I hope you all get immense value from reading it and make the commitment to setting up your own Strategic Operating System. It will enable you to make a quantum shift in your […]

Your Authentic Beliefs Lie Just Beneath Your Conscious Awareness

When I start working with my Executive Coaching Clients, most are frustrated by the daily demands on their time and attention and disappointed by their inability to break free and make a significant difference in the lives of others through their careers. They’re all highly educated, highly effective and in very senior positions. They’ve realized […]