Archives of #lead with humanity

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 […]
Purpose

Leading on Purpose and other lessons from 2020

 ‘A dizzying disorientation brought upon by the rapid arrival of the future.’  Alvin Toffler, in his book, Future Shock, used these words when describing a psychological condition brought on by the accelerating pace of technological changes. It is a perfect description of what many of us must be feeling. It’s been said hundreds of times. […]
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 […]
Spring

Pondering the possibilities of spring

Well, I can confirm it really is true. Johannesburg simply does have the most liveable climate on the planet. The veracity of this was confirmed by the astonishing beauty of a walk along the Braamfontein Spruit this morning. Mere weeks ago spring on the Highveld was just a promise, heralded by hardy early blossom and […]
Choice

Leadership is a choice, not a birth right

By Sue Schreuder Nobody is born genetically encoded not to lead. Everybody is born with the potential to create influence, but whether we do or not, is a choice.  And its not always an easy one. Thinking back over your life to date, have you experienced a person who inspired you?   What about a person […]
being

Leadership is a state of being

By Mick Fynn There is much debate on how leaders should be behaving in these extraordinary times. Hundreds of theories, more than most unproven, pose more confusion than they do solace, because the truth is that nobody is sure. Perhaps a far more interesting question has arisen during this forced, and largely unwelcome, pause.  Take […]
leadership

Is our world over manipulated and under led?

By Pete Laburn The world is filled with masquerading leaders, driven by personal agendas and selfish ambition.  At the same time, it truly appears to be leaderless.  It is a sad reality and it is not serving us well. Much consideration is given to why this is the case.  But the efforts are misplaced, because […]
Renias Mhlongo

What will you preserve?

By Pete Laburn All great leaders in history appear to have one thing in common.  They led primarily out of who they were, even though we celebrate what they did.  We might salute their courageous and decisive action, but this was predicated by a deep sense of purpose and firmly held values. Their leadership was […]