From Acting to Facilitation 

Sharon Newport says as an actor, I watched amazing people struggle with life.  I was interested in helping people see each other through the experience of each other and hope that they are going to now together do really important work in the world.  Sharon talks about DEI. DEI” which stands for “Diversity Equity and Inclusion”. “During the […]

My Balancing Act

Andy Temte’s take on second chances.  Most of us are out of balance, and most of us need that kind of heavy introspection at times, and really need to look inside and ask ourselves questions about who we are, who we want to be, and the impact that we’re having on others.  Andy also known […]

Professor Kandola Live and Uncut

As part of an inclusive environment, how can we start? How can we, how can I create an environment that is inclusive, that is generous, that is caring, that is kind and nourishing and also produce the goods? Professor Binna Kandola admits “This is a process of learning and learning, being self-reflective, getting feedback and […]

Why Relationships Matter

Relationships matter to Desire Anderson because as a young recruit Desiree was exposed to fantastic pieces of work where she helped with diversity and equity programmes and leadership development.  She was inspired by Nelson Mandela who having been released took the whole quality of forgiveness, collaboration and diversity to a different level.  She mirrored this devotion by […]

How Leaders and Teams can avoid Burnout

Desiree Anderson helps others find their purpose in life and their purpose in work and she specializes in business relationships and burnout. It’s not what happens to  you that determines your success, it’s what happens in you.  Guaranteeing your wellbeing involves recognising your inadequacies, embracing your vulnerability and empowering yourself with support from others to stand strong.  In […]

Amazing Coach Max Ekesi

Today we celebrate an amazing coach – Max Ekesi. “I put myself in other people’s shoes” recounts Max.  Empathy is speaking to courage and boldness and forgiveness and the capacity to be agile and to diversify.  I learned to navigate those different cultures.”  He connects multi-generationally across the generational gaps..  Max fosters an understanding and […]

Leadership through a Creative Lens

Leadership through a Creative lens can be defined as when you’re in a leadership role and you feel that the whole team is pushing in the same direction. It’s a very rewarding feeling. Rob McCrea reminds us that understanding that in a leadership role, you have to serve the people who work with you. You […]

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 […]

When It’s Make or Break

For Sade Marriott, Podcast Host at Banana Island Living  it was either make or break. According to Sade, ” It was either break down and cry.  I was the only Black woman in my village.  It was lonely.  I had a little baby, so I volunteered, I reached out, I made connections and I cared for other people.  I genuinely […]

More Lights More Action

Leadership Lessons from Fame I have just been to see the stage show “Fame” celebrating Fame 1988. A pop culture phenomenon, Fame means just as much today as it did back in the 80’s. It presents the perfect platform to deliver a story to a diverse audience. In the face of trials, tribulations and self-discovery, […]