Leading Well
Blog

What Was Hidden Is Now Able To Be Seen

What Was Hidden Is Now Able To Be Seen

Often we work and meet without being aware of important elements that are hidden from view or that we are not seeing or hearing. Hidden elements can be strong undercurrents that detract from what we intend or how those around us perform, without us knowing about them....

read more
Out Of The Fire

Out Of The Fire

As a massive ‘Game of Thrones’ fan, the image of Daenerys emerging out of the ashes unscathed having hatched her baby dragons in fire, inspired me to reflect on the immense opportunity in front of leaders right now, amidst the COVID-19 chaos. I think of this scene,...

read more
Building Creative Capacity in Reactive Times

Building Creative Capacity in Reactive Times

At Leading Well, our commitment to Wellbeing sits at the centre of all we do. We appreciate that during this period of uncertainty the health and wellbeing of your people is uppermost as many of our clients move to implement response plans and remote working solutions...

read more
Befriending emotion, a break-through for self-leadership

Befriending emotion, a break-through for self-leadership

Does emotion enable you? As Leading Well practitioners we are constantly reflecting on and looking to improve our approach to enhancing both performance and well-being together. In my own practice, I have been focusing particularly on becoming more at ease with the...

read more
What does Systemic Leadership look like?

What does Systemic Leadership look like?

Systemic leadership – a term featuring in leadership press more and more … and typically in a discussion that also features the leadership challenge and current reality that is VUCA – Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity. Apparently, a Systemic Leader is...

read more
Remembering Rosie

Remembering Rosie

Culture is about the human stories that shape who we become together at work. It cannot be constructed or fabricated. It’s already there, alive in the hearts of those who make it happen each day . I recently attended The Thriving Workplace event at Atlassian on how...

read more
What belongs in your culture?

What belongs in your culture?

This year my son has started high school.  To my alarm a friend of his was recently suspended for 5 days. Why? For having his close friend in a headlock.  It would be alarming except they always do that. If you can picture bears rumbling on the ground then you will...

read more
Why Good Leaders Are Also Followers

Why Good Leaders Are Also Followers

  We often picture a leader at the helm, charting the way forward through known and unknown waters.  They stand forward and provide direction. They anticipate and they solve complex issues. So, it might be a surprise to fathom that an outstanding leader is also...

read more