Why consistency matters in leadership

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Consistency matters in leadership – but why? Here are some of the reasons I came up with when I thought about leaders I admire: When a leader is consistent in their approach you can understand where they are coming from and they are easier to predict and work with Consistency with brand, delivery and presence … Read more

Are you a leader of change?

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One of my favourite pictures of change is that one where the leader says “who wants change?” and everyone puts their hands up. Then the leader asks “who wants to change?” and everyone looks at the floor. Change is hard sometimes hard, especially when we don’t choose it but what if we change our perspective … Read more

How to be a motivational leader

One of my clients came to me recently to ask how they could motivate their team better. My short answer…you can’t. You can’t ever make anyone do or be what you want them to. It doesn’t work like that. However, there are leaders who people describe as motivational; those leaders who teams adore and work … Read more

Cultivating Leadership Through Self-Acceptance and Forgiveness

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Last week I touched on self-forgiveness as a business owner in terms of moving on after making a mistake. It got me thinking about leaders too and how we can become better leaders through self-acceptance and forgiveness. What is Forgiveness? Forgiveness is generally defined by psychologists as a conscious, deliberate decision to release feelings of … Read more