Monthly Archives: May 2015

The ART of LEADERSHIP

Art’s meaning is to improve the aesthetic quality of ‘something’ through some form of art. In terms of Leadership this ‘something’ is the lives of people – the people we as leaders serve. ART = makes us ask questions for example: What do the … Continue reading

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Men … Woman – Empathy in Leadership

I meet many people and over time I have made an observation about men and women who are leaders – it’s almost ‘men are from Mars, women are from Venus’ type of discovery. What I notice is when I meet a … Continue reading

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Circumstances … What are they?

Our lives are challenged by what we call circumstances. This could be interpreted that our lives are either going good or bad depending on the circumstances, unfortunately this is the incorrect way of understanding circumstances – because circumstances are actually … Continue reading

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Pro-Active Communication (actually Leadership)

We need to understand that in life we are either growing or we are dying, there is no standstill. This example from life is a universal law for everything that we do as humans. We can look at leadership and … Continue reading

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The ART of Listening … Leading and Selling

When we say we listen, are we listening to engage or are we listening to understand? Let’s look at the difference between the two: Listening to Engage is typical of what a salesperson would do and in today’s more emotionally … Continue reading

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Leading with Empathy – ‘The Emotional Code’

Every day we are confronted with choices; what are these choices? If we would like to overcomplicate the process we could say that we have a myriad of choices, but to simplify the choices we actually only have one choice. Wow, … Continue reading

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It’s Not About You

As I started to write this article I was tempted to say how things have changed; only to be reminded of my own words ‘we are simply playing the game of life’. In this game of life we are playing, … Continue reading

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What Leadership means …

We hear the term Leadership virtually everyday of our lives. Sometimes the term Leadership is used more as jargon to confuse, rather than to inspire us to be better leaders. Yes, I use the term US because we are all … Continue reading

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