On Leadership

On Leadership

First listen to the podcast below: Reflections Anyone can be a leader, it’s a choice every single one of us can make.  Effective leadership is essential, whether in or outside organisations.  It is through leadership that we build a better tomorrow. We think of...
The importance of being positive

The importance of being positive

There’s a quote in chapter 1 of Lead Like Mary that I love: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizen can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” For me, that quote, from American cultural Anthropologist Margaret Meade,...
Inside Out

Inside Out

Anyone else struggle with imposter syndrome? Or self-confidence? These are my career demons. I often feel like a fraud. I think I should be able to ID more wildlife than I can and that I should be able to prescribe more conservation management than I am able or that...
Week 1 – Self-guided exercises

Week 1 – Self-guided exercises

Exercise 1: Firstly, think of someone who has been a role model for you at some point in the past, or is now.  It could be anyone, a boss, colleague, friend, parent, teacher, or whoever, it could even be someone famous who you have not met but admire from afar.  The...