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 […]

Sarah Giles – Awesome You

Awesome You, Stepping out of the Shadows is Sarah Giles’ nudge for us to stop standing on the sidelines and step out of the shadows, confidently, owning who we truly are and taking our place in the world. This starts with understanding ourselves a bit better enabling us to better support others. Pace matters. We […]

Future Focus-Wellbeing and Resilience

Future Focus is all about remembering that life is not always negative even though it may seem like that. It is worth remembering that when we are in a hard place. The dark tunnel is like being in a valley, it’s tough, it’s dark, it’s painful. But it will not always be like that. It […]

Not Done Yet – the Value Of Aging

The value of aging is a topic Bonnie Marcus touches on frequently. Paula. and I talk with her about “Not done yet – the value of aging”. Bonnie reminds us that we need to be mindful of our own bias and our beliefs that may sabotage the life that we want to have. “Age-ism happens, […]

Perfectly Imperfect – It Starts with Action

Fellow podcaster Presence Plumb whose podcast , “It starts with Action”, draws on The acronym for ACTION – Awareness, Confidence, Tenacity, Intention, Openness and Now (Presence) is our guest today. Being Perfectly Imperfect, Presence admits that fear of failure and fear of success has held her back. Her proudest moments have been showing vulnerability and […]

Creative Thinking That Transforms

Tesse and Paula talk with serial entrepreneur David Taylor-Klaus about Creative Leadership and the Thinking that Transforms. We can see creative thinking that transforms in this statement – “I celebrate even the harshest critiques and I hold and support people with amazing strength as they walk through their darkest night. My strength and my power […]

The Value of Knowledge – Jason J Briggs

Jason J Briggs tells #TesseTalks the value of knowledge and the importance of robust debate, having alternative ways of listening to views you don’t agree with and keeping an open mind that can strengthen decision making. Jason’s topic shows how vulnerability and authenticity make for a successful and authentic organization.  Board members excel when they […]

Keeping Momentum In an Ever Changing Environment

In this episode, ” Keeping Momentum In an Ever Changing Environment”, Andy Martin – an enterprise client partner for Franklin Covey Europe, builds on his thoughts on Achieving Results in Unpredictable Times. Andy encourages us to show up as our best self every day to set up a winnable and compellable game. A habit of […]