HR = Heart Rate

I have always marveled at the acronym, or initialism, HR. That it stands for both Human Resources, and for Heart Rate. Enlightening, isn’t it! Particularly as you align with the idea that it is people that are the life blood of an organisation. They are human....

What Leaves?

There is a large liquid amber tree in my front garden. With the long, hot, Sydney Summer, it has stayed green, for much longer. Autumn colours have been delayed. Greener leaves, have been holding on, before they change, their shade. And today, just on it’s...

Fostering Insight

An element that I concentrate on in Leadership and Transition Coaching is the development of insight. An aspect of Awareness that I believe comes at the top of the chain of making good, forward thinking decisions. Both in context of the coachee’s personal...

Presence in Leadership

One of the most significant qualities to cultivate in leadership is presence. A form of engagement with people that builds awareness, and an active ability to get to the core of an issue, a climate, a process, and a relationship. It fosters mutuality, in...

Go Gently, With Speed

The NSW Police have a slogan on the back of some of their patrol cars. It says ‘Choose wisely. Don’t rush.’ And it’s a great slogan, not just for roads. It’s a great slogan, for life, and work. To go gently, with speed. To be mindful. To...

Models and Mystery

Much of the way we operate in the world is invisible. It is internal. The parts that no-body sees. The inner dimensions of intentions, and history. That create our reality. It is our emotions, beliefs, and feelings. And what we tell ourselves about them realistically....

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