Obvious Ways You Shut Yourself Down Before You Start

I’ve never met anyone or organisation with no dream or aspiration. Leaders I meet are usually brimming with hope, dreams and goals. Of course this doesn’t mean they don’t have their bouts with despondency and challenges. Recent conversations and observations highlighted how there’s sometimes a disconnect. As a team, individuals or organisation, here are two […]

Two Luxuries Leaders Can Never Have

The privilege of leading is not without its challenges. Leadership is a mantle that can weigh heavy and in some instances, even crush those who bear it. The thing is, leaders are held to higher standards. You can’t be a leader without being some things or expecting certain focus on you. There are luxuries leaders can […]

How Not Writing Often Hurts You

Life can be full of drama. You can be so busy living, working, ‘familying’ and many other things that squeeze out other things. This is not a question about what how important the other stuff is. It is just a reminder of how we can go through seasons swept away by different tornadoes. I’ve been on the […]

Why The Future Can Seem Intimidating And What To Do

With the post, Looking Back Move Forward, I started an untitled series on pivoting or managing transition. One of the things I led with in that post was that change is inevitable. We have to navigate is somehow. Thinking about the future used to scare me more in my younger years. I’ve learned to be […]

Looking Back Move Forward

Change is often a question of time; when and never if. One of the worst and naivest things we could do is think or assume it can’t and won’t come.  Pivoting, a change in direction or strategy, if done well can move us forward; make us better. Managing transition is not always easy. We have to make sure […]