Archives of #Relationships

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 […]
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 […]
Wealth without Work

Wealth without Work

Whilst growing up, my father always reminded me that ‘the only place that success comes before work is in the dictionary’. I wasn’t sure what he meant until it was my turn to earn a salary, run a business, pay bills and care for a family.  My respect for that statement increased 10-fold. But today, […]
Leadership

Time to toss Leadership Competencies Part 3: Future Imperative

The third of a 3-part series on leadership development in a post-COVID world Read part 1 Read part 2 Let’s get the elephant out of the room. Are leaders born or are they made? The answer is an emphatic YES. Courageous, empathic and visionary leaders who positively and proactively influence their world, are in short […]
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 […]