Becoming a Trusted Leader

“We can build our leadership upon fear, obligation, or trust. However, only a foundation of trust results in the collaboration and goodwill necessary to achieve our peak performance.”. These words, from organizational design expert Roger Allen, could hardly be more succinct in expressing the central role that trust plays in building and leading high-performance organizations.  What is also very apparent … Continue reading

Playing to your strengths

How often have you invested in a personal growth training to try to improve something you felt you were not good at? Perhaps it was marketing, sales, personnel management or public speaking. For most of us, trying to improve our weak areas in operating our business or managing our department comes with the territory. Whatever the area, we feel as … Continue reading

Build Your Business with the Seasons

Mother Nature certainly likes her routine. Global warming aside, she cycles through the same processes, in the same order, doing things the same way they always have worked.  Within that cycle, of course, variations exist—a dry winter or a mild fall—but we always can rely on the rhythm. One season follows the other. It’s a comfortable predictability in a world … Continue reading

Are You Living Your Own Life?

Fulfillment in life is related to how well you are living in alignment with what’s truly important to you. Do your decisions emerge from the essence of who you are — not from who you think you should be? Take this quiz to see how well you are living a life that is of your own making. True or false? … Continue reading

Credibility: A Critical Foundation of Leadership

“If you don’t believe in the messenger, you won’t believe the message.” — Jim Kouzes, co-author of Credibility: How Leaders Gain and Lose It, Why People Demand It When people (and your horse) trust and believe in you as a leader, they’ll follow you far and without much question. But without credibility, that critical foundation of leadership, you face an … Continue reading

Playing the Inner Game to Win

In 2009 whilst studying with Carolyn Resnick I was fortunate enough to be mentored by John Assaraf, who is featured in the Secret. One of the great things that I learnt from John is that your mindset is fundamental to your success in life. This is why I always say that Success Comes From the Inside Out. You can have … Continue reading

Wild Horses…………..

Today I wanted to share the words of Natasha Bedingfield’s song called Wild Horses.  These words really resonate with me right now and I know that often many of my clients feel trapped in their lives and wish they could be free. The great news is that we all the have ability to Grab The Reins and Lead Our Life, so … Continue reading