My good friend and mentor Nick Williams - author of many books including The Work We Were Born to Do - interviewed me about my work and why I believe in the power of story. In our conversation you'll discover: Why I think story is the fabric of life How we frame our life experience in story form How I help people become conscious of the story they're telling themselves How you can … [Read more...] about Nick Williams interviews me about the power of personal story
I first became aware of Nick Williams in the summer of 2011, after hearing him speak on Sandy Newbigging’s Freedom for Life online summit. I resonated with his gentle, genuine, down-to-earth manner and felt sufficiently motivated to comment about it on Sandy’s website. I wrote: “I am grateful to Nick Williams for his insight about sharing our gifts with the world. ‘Don’t wait to feel good … [Read more...] about My story of transformation through the power of community
When I first became aware of Nick Williams a couple of years ago, I remember reading that he was running a six-month leadership programme. I was intrigued but thought to myself, "It's not for the likes of me - I'm not a leader." At the time I was happy to stay in the background, dipping my toe in the Inspired Entrepreneur waters by attending evening events, then scuttling away again. But … [Read more...] about What stories do you tell yourself about being a leader?
As I was sitting at home this morning, gazing at my bookshelves, my eyes fixed on the distinctive blue and gold spine of A Course In Miracles. After a minute or so, I felt moved to pick it up and open it at a random page. It fell open at Lesson 152. The opening paragraph reads as follows: "The power of decision is my own. I cannot suffer loss unless it is my own decision. I cannot suffer pain … [Read more...] about The power of decision is my own
According to Lao Tzu, the father of Taoism, a leader is best when people barely know he exists. When his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it all ourselves. I resonate with this idea of collaborative leadership that empowers others. But I don’t expect old Lao Tzu would have imagined that his wisdom might also apply to women, who I believe are particularly skilled at … [Read more...] about Would you don the invisible cloak of leadership?