I wasn’t born into royalty but sometimes life gives you a big seat at the table. Happy December! If you’re spending some time reflecting in this period, reflect on 2 things:
what’s calling you forward and
what’s holding you back.
Or: what you want and what you want *to let go of*. Why? Because the 2 go hand in hand. What you want is on the other side of something that it’s time to let go of (like an old fear or belief). To use philosopher Erich Fromm’s framing, you have tw
A small group of passionate women leaders meet in a candle-lit cave. They’re tussling with the overwhelm of everyday life. So many responsibilities, so many things to do - a good number of them exciting and worthwhile. Whether it’s democratising global leadership and expanding the role of Africa, equity-based sustainability or the de-medicalisation of psychiatry that these incredible women are working on – #leadership (of self and others) can be lonely and demanding. What do
It’s coming to that little turning point in the calendar.
In the first half of the year, my energy felt sluggish. My actions seemed rudderless. The quality of my thinking dropped.
Was it long-Covid? Or working with too many clients and groups as the business grew? Or was it pandemic fatigue and the millions of changes? The war?...
I’m still not sure. There are too many factors and unknowns to model.
Thankfully, I had enough awareness to find the right support