Archives of Self-Investment Sessions

Conscious Parenting

Conscious Parenting

In this webinar on Conscious Parenting, Sue Schreuder unpacks what may or may not be serving you and your family. One of the greatest needs a person has is to be loved and to matter. And the most influential relationship that springboards this is the relationship between a parent and child. To what extent are […]

The Healthy Brain of a Leader

What is the bio-chemistry of the organisation, community or family that you are influencing?  Is it flooded with cortisol and fear or pumping with dopamine, trust and motivation? We now know that we can directly influence this chemistry, by managing our own.’ – Dr Tara Swart Our brain and body function as one sophisticated and […]

Reimagining Education for a New World of Work

Reimagining Education Research suggests that Africa needs to quintuple its Higher Education student numbers just to match the world average rate of education at this level. In this, slightly different take on our regular Self-Investment Session,  Lead with Humanity associate, Frank Thompson, takes a look at the challenge for Africa in reimagining formal education and […]
Office Politics

Office politics: Facing up to the reality of power in corporate cultures

Most people try to avoid office politics at all costs, seeing them as unpleasant, unfair, unethical and an unnecessary distraction from their ‘real work’. Most people describe it as ‘a game people play, that doesn’t feel fair because some people know the rules and others don’t, or ‘backstabbing’ or ‘climbing your way to the top’. […]
Wild Self

The Wild Self – discovering your wild self: Self-Investment Webinar

The greatest and most important adventure of our lives is discovering who we really are.  Yet, so many of us walk through life, not knowing our true purpose. Bronwyn Varty-Laburn from South Africa’s renowned Londolozi Game Reserve, hosted this session taking delegates through the process of discovering our wild selves. Bronwyn is a mother, master […]

Critical Thinking: Self-Investment Webinar

The World Economic Forum has identified 25 job skills for the future. In this Self-Investment Session, Asger Daugbjerg explores why Critical Thinking made this list. While many of us might believe we think critically, Asger asks just how considered and rational our thoughts actually are as we hurtle through our face-paced lives.

The Resilience Dilemma: Self-Investment Webinar

Lead with Humanity Associate, James Lewis, discusses the all too familiar term of ‘Resilience’, asking ‘Is your idea of resilience, breaking you down?’ In this webinar James explores how vulnerability is not the opposite of resilience and how important connection and community is in building and maintaining resilience.
being

Finite vs Infinite Leadership: Self-Investment Webinar

Lead with Humanity Associate, Mick Fynn, otherwise known as ‘Umbuyazi’, brings a unique perspective to leadership development. He uses an eclectic mix of African metaphors and bush law, together with local and international models to challenge individuals to find inner meaning, or their leadership ‘roots’ and unlock their leadership potential or ‘fruits’. Enjoy his latest […]
stress tolerance

Stress Tolerance, Resilience and Flexibility: Self-Investment Webinar

Awareness is like the sun.  When it shines on things, they are transformed. – Thich Nhat Hanh The latest Gallup study on Employee Wellbeing states that only 20% of employees are engaged at work.  Even more frightening is the statement that only 32% of employees are thriving.  Thriving is defined as having a positive view […]
Antifragility

Anti-Fragility, Beyond Resilience: Self-Investment Webinar

Anti-fragility, is a term dubbed by statistician and author, Nassim Taleb. The concept of anti-fragility goes beyond resilience to describe that which gains and thrives from disorder. Instead of bouncing back to its original status, it absorbs the impact and moves to a better, stronger place, a place from which it can thrive. In this […]
conversations

Courageous Conversations: Self-Investment Webinar

“To get to the next level of greatness depends on the quality of the culture, which depends on the quality of relationship, which depends on the quality of conversations. Everything happens through conversations.” – Judith Glaser In her book Conversational intelligence, Judith Glaser outlines three levels at which conversations take place. 1. At a transaction […]
Energy

Is your battery charged?: Self-Investment Webinar

Energy is a very simple and effective way to measure the health and culture of any team or organisation. Our human energy plays a critical role in all our outcomes. As individuals at any age, for teams in any team activity and in organisations no matter how big they are; when our energy is high […]
neuroscience

Leading from the Head, Heart and Gut: Self-Investment Webinar

Traditional wisdom has suggested that we have one brain. But neuroscience conclusively demonstrates that we actually have three brains: the head brain, the heart brain and the gut brain. The head brain is the mother ship, our data storage centre where information and memories are stored. It comes into play when we need to think […]