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To lead is to influence

By Ross Swan | Aug 21, 2020 |

  We constantly make choices. Most of these are unconscious choices. This is very important in creating influence. Every time you are wanting to influence a person to do something their decision will always be based on whether they believe it will bring them closer to happiness. Which is based on how they understand happiness.…

Leadership elements for trust and engagement

By Ross Swan | Aug 17, 2020 |

  Leadership impacts employee engagement in the evolving workplace of today. Despite this being a hot topic, the issue is a common one across countries. The commonality is that the figures are poor across the globe. Employee engagement is a direct result of the quality of leadership. Given the way the employee engagement figures are,…

Good leadership is having a positive impact on people

By Ross Swan | Jun 22, 2020 |

Good leaders are always conscious of the impact they have on people and have a continuous focus on ways to make sure the impact is positive. The key is your own behaviour. Maintaining a positive energy for of much of your day takes effort. To get yourself into that high energy zone and remain there,…

We need Business Leaders who are Champions of Modern Workplace Learning

By Ross Swan | Jun 9, 2020 |

A study released by HP along with Harvard Business Review announced,” The ability to train, recruit, and retain people with the right skills for the right jobs” over the next 3 years is the most pressing worry keeping executives awake late in the night. We all know this isn’t a new trend. Learning & Development…

Leading effectively in any environment

By Ross Swan | Jun 3, 2020 |

Being able to lead in any environment is the key to strong leadership. What underpins this, is not to allow yourself to be a reflection of the challenging environment, but a reflection of your inner self. That is, to draw on your inner strengths, thus fueling your belief in your abilities. This creates a positivism…

Servant leadership is being a curling sweeper

By Ross Swan | May 14, 2020 |

Servant leadership is leading with a focus in looking after and clearing the way for your team to perform at its best. Firstly, it calls for the leader to provide the vision and then focusing on helping the team move towards it. (target) A servant leader does whatever it takes to keep people on track…

Going to your core, to be truly authentic

By Joy Abdullah | Jan 16, 2018 |

If there is one superpower we could all ‘realistically’ aspire to have, well then surprisingly it may come from a non-superhero movie.  Mel Gibson’s What Women Want is a hilarious romantic comedy featuring the protagonist who can read minds of various women. This makes him an instant success, in both his personal and professional worlds.…

Decluttering your desk, decluttering your mind!

By Joy Abdullah | Jan 12, 2018 |

I remember an analogy that my dad gave me when I was in the fourth grade.  One evening, on coming back from work, he asked me to come to the kitchen. He picked up a large jar (for water) and started filling it.  His gaze was transfixed at the water that was rushing to the…

Soul inspired leadership and technology… a whole brain concept

By Joy Abdullah | Nov 27, 2017 |

A name is an identity, it reflects who you are – well most of the time. However, names just like all things around us have evolved through the years. Production house and Ad agencies have quirky names! In fact, they would be frowned upon if they didn’t. After all, you can’t possibly be creative, if…

How I solved my Employee Engagement Frustration

By Ross Swan | Oct 12, 2017 |

Over the last few months, people have asked me, why Soul-Inspired-Leadership, why now? Working as a coach, two aspects of that work have been frustrating. Don’t get me wrong, I love coaching executives to help them become better leaders, but frustrated none the less. Coaching is my passion because I know that by being a…