Former GE CEO Jack Welch once famously said that 3 out of 5 leadership traits are innate. These traits are energy, passion and the ability to energise or engage others. I would go one step further and say that other traits such as antifragility, agility and motivation are also innate in our DNA and biology. Are you […]
Spring should be a time for renewal, regeneration and growth. Brighter and longer days should trigger a renewed sense of optimism, enhancing our professional and personal performance. Yet so many of my professional clients report the most fatigue, irritability and lack of mental focus at this time of year.
We tend to categorise ourselves in terms of our likes, dislikes and pre-defined statements such as ‘I’m good at this’ and ‘I’m not good at that’. We usually assume that those thoughts and categories are true as we have been confronted many times by a particular experience that reinforces those self-beliefs. It turns out that […]
The French poet and Nobel Prize laureate Anatole France once said “I cling to my imperfection as the very essence of my being”. It is amazing to think how much our values have changed in little over a century. Agents of culture We are now agents of a culture that prizes perfection, competition and flawlessness […]