Tesse Talks On Gratitude

During a challenging year, Tesse has experienced the kindness, care and compassion of colleagues, clients, friends and family. The kindness of strangers has warmed her heart and comforted her at times of darkness and sadness.  She has been able to carry on doing what she loves most, serve people, serve the community, and support her […]

Soaring through Analytic Coaching

“Find the rooms and the conversations and the friendships and the love affairs, where that intuition can blossom into inquiry. You can deliberately choose the risks you want to face and that you’re resourced when life blind sides. Dr. Kate Hammer touches on the importance of dialogue and reflects on questions the world is asking […]

Compassionate Accountability

Compassionate accountability means that feelings matter, thoughts matter and behaviour matters. The associated tools are helping physicians and surgeons deliver bad news to patients in a compassionate way, helping boards of directors lead their CEO’s more effectively, supporting negotiators do a better job, turning regrets into commitments for the future. The applications are really infinite. […]

Self-care is not weakness – it is being human.

Self-care is not weakness. It is being human says our guest Nancy White, an entrepreneur of 35 years. It is being accountable to ourselves first and foremost. Not yo-yo diets, but more of the sustainable, healthy lifestyle with choices will keep you well as you age, mature and weather each season. Everybody needs to be […]

The Space Between Black And White

Esua Goldsmith has always been a writer. Her memoir  “The Space between Black and White”  illustrates the painful, lonely existence of a mixed race child growing up in Britain as an “only “. That child was Esua. Life can seem like a whole series of random events that don’t make any sense, but it’s only […]

Design Thinking – Melody Song

Design thinking helps you to understand people’s needs to look holistically at interactions and constantly iterate the way forward. Focusing your efforts on the most impactful design moments  creates new and sticky experiences.   Imagine meeting and exceeding your customers’ needs and expectations.  Imagine what  you can achieve by understanding  the interactions people have,  surfacing problem […]

When Standing Out is About Standing In!

According to Sade Marriott host  of the Banana Island Living Podcast, standing out is about standing in! Sade’s personal take on life and wellbeing is thus: ” I’m happy about being comfortable in my own skin now and being a bit more self-aware and a bit more conscious of other people’s emotions and less careless […]

Our Capsule Environment

Capsule environments are environments that are isolated and confined – a challenge to leadership. The external conditions of capsule environments are harsh and dangerous. Our guest Binna Kandola talks about this. The typical features of a capsule environment are social isolation with the same group of people with sensory restrictions. Star Trek, Voyager, Dr Who, […]

It’s All About Love – Nadine Robson

“My mum was all about love and loving” says Nadine Robson. We learn from an early age that what helps is being open and comfortable with energising conversations. Energising is about not getting stuck in that place of feeling in despair or feeling overwhelmed, having a glimmer of hope. Nadine learnt the importance of mental […]

TesseTalks Meets TesseLeads

In this episode of “TesseTalks Meets TesseLeads”, Tesse and Paula want to say “A big thanks to our social media community that gathered around TesseTalks and Tesse Leads showing their support. I was touched by the thousands… and there were thousands of people who showed their care and empathy through their messages, their prayers. Tony’s […]