How are you being a leader?

How are you being a leader?

I have been thinking a great deal recently about the question, “What is a leader?” More specifically, what is the definition of being a ‘leader’ that I feel is most relevant for these times. Perhaps there is something in this last sentence – being a leader. What is the being of a leader? And what is the key quality or qualities that distinguishes a leader from a ‘non-leader’?

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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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Book Review - Power and Love: A theory and practice for social change

Book Review - Power and Love: A theory and practice for social change

Have you ever wondered why some change efforts – whether they are within an organisational or social context – stumble, or even fall over? Or, why some efforts to enable or implement a socially focused initiative result in the people involved is this ‘good work’ clashing in ways that jeopardise the very intention of the initiative.

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