Discover Patsy Rodenburg’s take on Presence
It’s all about circles. Patsy Rodenberg’s take on Presence helps leaders be present in the moment and stay fully engaged with the ‘now’. Let’s explore.
Working with three horizons in mind – shaping new futures
We are living in such uncertain and volatile times. Everyone is searching for some ‘handle’ on the future? We are seeking to see what emerges and how to shape different futures - find a way forward through all the uncertainties and complexities.
Building an anti fragility strategy in these complex times
Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Professor of Risk Engineering, is most famous for his book, The Black Swan: The Impact Of The Highly Improbable (Penguin, 2007). In it, he outlined the concept of ‘black swan events’.
How to lead a company well in an increasingly complex world
The subject of how companies should be run is an enduring one. Business Schools and business gurus peddle endless creative solutions, making a good living at theorising and pontificating about it.
About business ownership and the Founder’s Mentality
We have been privileged to coach many ‘founders’ of businesses. Founders are a special breed. Some we have worked with in the white heat of the early days, some in the mayhem of scaling up, and some in the relative peace of the uplands, once the business has become established and successful. But all of the founders we have worked with are remarkable people whose drive and perseverance have often impressed us.
Black Box Thinking – Own your mistakes and learn from your mistakes!
Black Box Thinking is all about learning from our mistakes. According to the author, Matthew Syed in his great book with the same name, it also links neatly into having a growth mindset.
How to be a Good Chair
Strong, healthy, dynamic organisations need strong, healthy, dynamic relationships, especially between the CEO and the Chair.
How to become an Authentic Leader
As independent coaches, we're often seen as a useful resource to bring in when every other internal remedy has failed, a final port of call for people the organisation is struggling with. They frequently ask us to deal with problem issues.
Recognising the people who give us real confidence
Who gives you confidence? Here’s why trusted advisors help business executives achieve the very best in their game.
Boards – Passing the baton, getting succession right
Get it wrong and a business can nosedive. Here's some advice about making changes to your Board of Directors positively and professionally.
The Strategic Perspective – Foxes, Hedgehogs and Dragonflies
Does your Board have the right focus? Recognising foxes, hedgehogs and forging their thoughts together to create the acuity of dragonflies can give your Board a powerful strategic perspective...