Join your Facebook Group

Join your Facebook Group

We’ve set up a Facebook group specifically for participants of the May to July programme, you can join by CLICKING HERE.  This is a space for you to interact with your fellow participants, share thoughts and experiences and pose questions to the group. On a...
Personal Effectiveness

Personal Effectiveness

Reflections: Personal effectiveness lies right at the very heart of the inner circle of inside-out leadership.  In the ‘Lead Like Mary’ book I state on page 27 that Mary is personally highly effective.  If I was writing the book today I would change that to: ‘Mary...
Barry’s Life Planning Exercise

Barry’s Life Planning Exercise

The principle of setting goals can apply at all levels, not just the next meeting you are attending or a project you are leading. It can equally apply to setting life goals, creating a life plan. Whenever I mention those words to people, I get a variety of reactions....
Values-led & Courageous

Values-led & Courageous

Reflections: I hope you enjoyed the podcast this week looking at Mary’s trait on being values-led and courageous. In truth I’ve little to add to the podcast, I think it gave a fairly comprehensive summary of this trait, which I can summarise as follows: Our personal...
Getting out of your comfort zone

Getting out of your comfort zone

When I think about conservation and the challenges we face, the two traits that Barry discusses this week – being values-led and courageous – really resonate with me. If we genuinely want to make a difference, to work for change, then they are essential. But, don’t be...