Monthly Archives April 2015

Leading collectively means overcoming silos

We have built a world in which silos – nations, companies, people – compete with each other and world leaders and many of their followers act accordingly. But if we want to move the world towards a more sustainable future we need overcome our silo-mentality and explore the art of stakeholder collaboration. We need to see leadership as the capacity of a collective to catalyze and implement positive change for the common good, for a planet in ecological balance, an economy that serves humankind as whole and a global society where people support each other’s development. This can only be
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Managing you energy changes your path

In my last two blogs I described how watching our energy level contributes to more consciously leading our days and what we can do to raise the energy levels of our days. Now, life doesn’t always behave according to our daily energy ranking. So what do we do when things don’t work out the way we expect, when others pour negativity over us or when we experiences something that makes us angry, sad, doubtful or insecure?
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What is at the core of life enhancing leadership?

Leading has many faces. The history of humankind is witness to this. It is easy to determine what kind of leadership was not sustainable in the long run – though it might have been effective in the short term. It is much more difficult to identify the examples for leadership that centred on sustainability. But this does not mean we should stop thinking about it. Leading for sustainability is not something we really know how to do yet. Not every admired leader has created sustainability. Not every person doing good in the world has been a good leader. There are
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Managing your energy enhances self-efficacy

In my last blog I described how watching our energy level contributes to more consciously leading our days and has an impact on how we shift the way we co-create. If our energy level is higher we are less likely unconsciously dumping our negativity on others, and most often, watching our energy levels makes us more aware of when and how we go through lows and highs. Surely the highest energy level occurs when we love, life or another person or what we do. When we do not regret the days and look forward to the next. There are many
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