Why develop the whole leader?

Why develop the whole leader?

 consider a leader to be: “Anyone willing to step up and help transform a vision for a better future into reality” (refer to my post How Are You Being A Leader?) for an explanation of how I arrived at this definition). This way of considering leadership support me – and the people I work with – to enter into an exploration of leadership separate their role title, role level, or role responsibilities.

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What makes a powerful question powerful?

What makes a powerful question powerful?

Last week I hosted with friends a two-day public program called The Art of Organisational Innovation, Change & Learning. By all accounts it was a wonderful success with all who attended saying that it was a wonderful affirming experience of the importance of also undertaking the ‘innovation within’ so as to best hold the space for innovation, change and learning within a community group, organisation, or society as a whole. 

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How can Appreciative Inquiry be embodied as a practice of Inner Leadership?

How can Appreciative Inquiry be embodied as a practice of Inner Leadership?

Last week I hosted an Open Space Technology (OST) session as part of a leadership development program I am facilitating with a colleague, Diana Coverdale. I love OST not only as a process, but also as a set of guiding principles and philosophy for how leaders could lead and how organisations could organise.

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Book Review - "Building Social Business" by Muhammad Yusuf

Book Review - "Building Social Business" by Muhammad Yusuf

“Every human being is born into this world fully equipped not only to take care of himself or herself, but also to contribute to the well-being of the world as a whole,” says Muhammad Yusuf in his new book Building Social Business: The New Kind of Capitalism That Serves Humanity’s Most Pressing Needs.

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