Empathetic listening, the essence of good leadership communication

The first thing in being a good communicator is to be able to listen. Truly listen, and not just listen physically, but with your whole body. In leadership listening with empathy is how you develop trust. When one notices a drop in the listening, or the leader’s attention being occupied with something else, seeds of…

The Titanic and Leadership, special guest Vidusha Nathavitharana

When something bad happens we’re always asking why it happened! Yet when something good occurs we spend truly little time exploring how and why it happened. When the Titanic sank there was the usual why and how. It came down to three key findings: 1. Everyone was convinced this was the best ship ever built…

Good leaders discover themselves first, special guest Gerdi Verwoert

Gerdi Verwoert is a self-leadership coach of busy managers and executives. She has a deeply felt connection with Nature, especially mountains. She helps people step into their self-leadership by helping them re-connect with themselves. Convinced that to be truly connected to oneself, you also have to be connected with Nature, Nature and mountains are an integral…