What Horses Teach Us About Leadership

“Titles are granted, but it’s your behaviour that wins you respect.” These are the opening words to the first practice of The Leadership Challenge by Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner and the importance of these words rang out in my ears during last weekends workshop in Sweden when one of my students, Emilia asked me, “How do I get this … Continue reading

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

Design the Alliance – Empower All of Your Relationships

Zoe is happy that Suki sends business her way, but it annoys her when Suki waits until the last minute to give her the work, causing Zoe to have to scramble to get it done in less time than has been promised. Tom and Sarah have recently begun living together. Sarah wishes Tom would just “get it” that she doesn’t … Continue reading

How Healthy Is Your Relationship with Money?

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“When our money life aligns with our heart and soul, that’s financial wellness, that’s prosperity,” says Lynne Twist, author of The Soul of Money: Transforming Your Relationship With Money and Life. For most of us, this alignment is lacking. We work in jobs we dislike, just for the money. We’re more debt-ridden than any generation before. Some of us tie ourselves up … Continue reading

What is the Carolyn Resnick Method?

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The Carolyn Resnick Method forms the Foundation For All Equestrian Pursuits.  The Method evolved from Carolyn’s extensive observation of wild horses whilst she was growing up in Indio, California. From watching and participating in the ceremonies that horses use throughout their lives she was able to decode the rules horses follow in pecking order ceremonies. This led Carolyn to understand the … Continue reading