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Hey leaders, how’s your warrior pose?
Hey leaders, how’s your warrior pose?

There are a sequence of stances in yoga called Warrior. They look kind of simple, but if you attempt them, you’ll find your body actually works really hard to maintain the posture.A bit like being a human at times. Or a leader. What I love about warrior stance is its...

The Call to Courage
The Call to Courage

In her Netflix special ‘The Call to Courage’, Brene Brown talks about how things used to be for her when ‘The fear of shame, the fear of criticism was so great… that I engineered smallness in my life’. Brown’s story hit home for me. I remember as a student, knowing...

Lead From Your Own Sacred Ground
Lead From Your Own Sacred Ground

'Standing on your own sacred ground' is a phrase I heard Brene Brown use to describe the challenge of showing up as the leader you want to be, especially when in the grip of vulnerability and uncertainty. Her words were: 'Don't puff up, don't shrink down, just stand...

How Will You Show Up This Year?
How Will You Show Up This Year?

How has your year begun? Have you set yourself a challenge, a resolution or some goals? Are you clear on how you will show up? I know, I know, it's February! Surely the time for setting goals has come and gone? Rubbish! Who says? Who says you 'should' set goals on...

Time: You Can’t Make More Of It.
Time: You Can’t Make More Of It.

When I left my previous career, I expected to suddenly have all the time I needed. All the time for me that I’d been craving. I planned to take long walks and spend hours just reading. I had a vision in mind of me with a blissful expression on my face, meandering...

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