LEADERSHIP THROUGH THE GATE OF SUCK

LEADERSHIP THROUGH THE GATE OF SUCK

As you deepen into the practise of leadership, one of the biggest things you’re going to discover is how well-trained you’ve become at avoiding responsibility. You might believe yourself to be the most responsible person in the world*, but I guarantee that...
IT DOESN’T ALL HAVE TO BE HARD

IT DOESN’T ALL HAVE TO BE HARD

One of the things I often find missing in the workshops and events I attend, is depth and rigour. Depth and rigour is the ability of the people leading and holding the container to take me deeper than I’ve gone myself, and to be able to stand with me as my ego...
HOW TO USE YOUR JUDGMENT AS A TOOL FOR GROWTH

HOW TO USE YOUR JUDGMENT AS A TOOL FOR GROWTH

Here’s how you can use your judgment as a tool for your own growth. The first step is to understand that whatever you judge other people for is something you are judging yourself for. If you judge other people for being mediocre, then you also judge yourself for...
THE ARROGANCE OF COACHING

THE ARROGANCE OF COACHING

There is an inherent arrogance in the idea of coaching. The heart of coaching is the belief that we can go further and deeper with the support of someone else. But who are you to tell me that you’re able to be that person? Are you somehow further along than I...
WHY IT DOESN’T MAKE SENSE TO TRANSFORM

WHY IT DOESN’T MAKE SENSE TO TRANSFORM

People sometimes ask me how I knew I needed to change when I was going through law school, and then briefly working as a lawyer. Sometimes they want to know what the experience I was having was like — how did it feel to be unfulfilled the way I was? The truth is, it...
YOU’VE PROBABLY BEEN BURNED IN THE PAST

YOU’VE PROBABLY BEEN BURNED IN THE PAST

I find that the promise of leadership and transformation looms large in a lot of what the world projects onto my eyeballs. Well, that’s not entirely true. What I find is projected at me is the promise of transformation paired with the effortlessness of a...