How to make your environment flourish… for everyone. Leadership is just like gardening. There is no better way to nurture your garden or allotment than to get stuck in with your hands in the soil; with patience, investment in time and nurturing habits (and of course hard work!), you will experience consistent growth. The exact […]
Partnership, collaboration and support are all key to your success as a woman leader, Nowhere more so that with yore team. Ideally your team needs to comprise a group of people with a balanced mix of complementary natural talents. Creative, innovative people to create value. Outgoing, people-people to leverage that value through their teams, […]
All those unconscious biases that govern our behaviour, our thoughts and words. The ones that can so easily hold us back… We all harbour unconscious biases. Thoughts, words, actions, values and beliefs we learned on our mother’s knees and now so much a part of our day-to-day, that we don’t even know they are there. […]
I hit rock bottom a few days ago during a deep detox program I’ve been doing. Anger, frustration, a sense that I was, once again, swallowing my own emotions to fit in with and please others. Except this time, I let those feelings flow, and discovered the great gift these uncomfortable emotions had to offer. […]
Balance in Leadership Image by Lena https://www.flickr.com/photos/ontask/39332836465 Today is the Spring Equinox when, in the Northern Hemisphere, we are reminded of that exquisite balance of day and night, light and dark, the inner and the outer world. Today the focus is on the creative, life-giving energy of spring, a time to sow new seeds, new […]
“I don’t feel I can be authentic at work”. I hear this from so many of the powerful women leaders I coach. It breaks my heart that they hold back and diminish their power by failing to speak their truth. Why? FEAR. And the assumption they need to fit in or else…. And this in […]
Technology, especially digital technology, is one of the most powerful forces for change. As #ChangeMakers, it’s important we not only understand, but embrace, these technologies to put real drive and momentum behind the changes we want to see in the world.
What, you may ask, is a Food Forest? And how on earth is that like a business? As many of you know, I’m passionate about permaculture gardening — a way of growing fruit, nuts, herbs and vegetables in harmony with nature. Rather than trying to impose my will on the land, with neat rows of […]