Category Archives: Leadership

A message from your body…..

I crave your attention. Every muscle wishes to thrill with your attention. To tense and release, and release! My blood calls to continue the nurturance, the diversity of foods, the sweetness of water, the soft clean air. My skin yearns … Continue reading

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Crossing the Threshold

Which do you choose? The blue pill or the red pill? You remember Neo in the movie the Matrix? The blue pill keeps you in the world as you know it, the red pill brings you new knowledge and awareness … Continue reading

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Managing People Checklist

I work often with David Rock’s SCARF model in my coaching of small business owners. I developed this checklist for managing people in a small business. I would love feedback if you use it! Check the boxes which are true … Continue reading

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Hambe Kahle Nelson Mandela

I am sad for the passing of a truly great man: an African Gentleman, Freedom Fighter and Statesman. He was as delighted to meet me as he was every person he met. I felt included in his world of justice and … Continue reading

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Hornevian triad leadership styles

The Enneagram breaks up into threes in mulitple ways. One of these is into the Hornevian triads. This breaks down into: Assertive for 8, 7 and 3 Compliant for 6, 2 and 1 Withdrawn for 9, 5 and 4 I developed … Continue reading

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Develop social capital as part of leadership programmes

Developing social capital amongst South Africa’s youth is key to them finding jobs and developing themselves as people. Good ways to develop social capital are through civic action and volunteerism. The gap in youth leadership programmes Interrogating Youth Leadership Development in … Continue reading

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“Everyone should have a holiday” – vision of Heinrich Booysen

“Everyone should have a holiday”, this is the vision of Heinrich Booysen, 24-year-old River Guide at Gravity Adventures. Booysen, a local from the tiny town of Onseepkans, has spent five years guiding trips for the folks who travel from Joburg … Continue reading

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Conscious embodiment and the experience of flow

How do we do the big work and stay and expansive and inclusive – even under stress? Wendy Palmer’s work on conscious embodiment is profound. She teaches a centering practice to consciously make use of our larger energy field or … Continue reading

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