Our commitment to not mowing our lawn until the end of May has thrown us into a curious leadership conflict: we want to provide dandelions for wild bees whilst also trying to fit into our neighbourhood. We’ve found that our inner process and our actions in this...
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Hot mess reactiveness, decisions and choices, chocolate and vanilla ice cream, managers and leaders. Throw in trying to order some dinner, a bit of football and a friend of mine, and there’s a lesson in leadership in there somewhere.
In a podcast on the neuroscience of coaching, I have recently heard Ann Betz say, that reality on every level is a co-created process.
She gave the example of sound: Sound involves a speaker and a listener. Scientifically speaking, if a tree falls in a forest and there is no listener, consequently there is no sound. To be sure, a falling tree emits soundwaves, but without a receiver, the actual sound does not occur.
Isn’t that a great metaphor for our interactions with each other, at the workplace and at home? We are …
Being reactive limits our ability to draw on the natural creativity and energy of ourselves and others. The goal of any organisation, therefore is to build the capacity of its leadership to creatively generate thinking, behavior and courses of action which arise not from a place of fear, but from a place of vision and possibility. But how?