What's your metaphor?

What's your metaphor?

Recently I have begun to recognise that the more I ‘get on the balcony’ of my own life’s story as it unfolds – in all its beauty and messiness – the greater clarity I feel about what I am really up to and where I might be heading. Being present to my own life allows me to be more present to the messages my life is trying to provide me.

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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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Purposeful Leadership: Allowing your purpose to flow through you in the here-and-now

Purposeful Leadership: Allowing your purpose to flow through you in the here-and-now

I was chatting with a colleague and former coaching client today about where he was ‘at’. Our conversations last year were focused around career and planning the next steps in his career. In listening to his story about the shift in direction for his organisation with the appointment of a new CEO late last year, it appears that the time is now ripe to implement that plan.

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In search of a common spirituality: Scaffolding for evolving consciousness

In search of a common spirituality: Scaffolding for evolving consciousness

What does successfully expanding your consciousness actually involve? Many religions or spiritualities profess to know the answer. As a result of completing extensive psychological research, I identified certain key steps that anyone – no matter what your religion or spirituality – should understand and follow to successfully expand their consciousness.

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