Archives of #Connection

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.
Connection

Leadership thought:  Leadership is about Connection

By Lindsay Braithwaite Ubuntu. ’A person is a person through connection with others.’ The above definition of the famous African concept of Ubuntu, applies aptly to the Lead with Humanity approach to Leadership. Simply put, we cannot lead if we are not connected to the people we are leading. And so, what do we mean […]
Buffalo Thorn

OUR CONNECTION TO AFRICA’S BUFFALO THORN

The Lead with Humanity ethos is reflected in the nodes, hooks, spikes and leaves of Africa’s buffalo thorn (Ziziphus mucronata). The leaves and their three strong veins represent our relationship with ourselves; other people; and our creator (however that is personally interpreted). The nodes are the moments in time when we make tough decisions and move through challenges.  At each node […]