The Latest

10 Lessons That Inspired Alexander The Great, Part 2

Teacher to Alexander, student to Socrates: Xenophon retells one of the greatest leadership and war stories in recorded history. Through this series, we explore how ordinary men responded to crisis and found the incredible strength within to live and pass on their lessons to us today. In this installment we look at the root of rebellion and having an honest vision.

February 2024

crisis

Insights Delivered To Your Inbox

Teacher to Alexander, student to Socrates: Xenophon retells one of the greatest leadership and war stories in recorded history. Through this series, we explore how ordinary men responded to crisis and found the incredible strength within to live and pass on their lessons to us today. In this installment we look at the root of civil war and favoritism.

10 Lessons That Inspired Alexander The Great, Part 1

Teacher to Alexander, student to Socrates: Xenophon retells one of the greatest leadership and war stories in recorded history. Through this series, we explore how ordinary men responded to crisis and found the incredible strength within to live and pass on their lessons to us today. In this installment we look at the root of civil war and favoritism.

February 2024

Teacher to Alexander, student to Socrates: Xenophon retells one of the greatest stories of leadership and war in recorded history. Through this series, we explore how ordinary men responded to crisis and found the incredible strength within to live and pass on their lessons of crisis leadership to us today.

10 Lessons That Inspired Alexander The Great, Introduction

Teacher to Alexander, student to Socrates: Xenophon retells one of the greatest stories of leadership and war in recorded history. Through this series, we explore how ordinary men responded to crisis and found the incredible strength within to live and pass on their lessons of crisis leadership to us today.

February 2024

Movement and exercise are critical to our overall health. In this article we look at how exercise helps our self leadership and how we can better show up in our lives.

The Body Is Built To Move

To be at our mental, emotional and physical best, we must move the body to the best of our ability. Movement has tremendous health benefits that translates into proper self leadership and therefore helps us to be at our best at work.

February 2024

The word

Time To Retire The Word Trauma

The word "Trauma" is used and overused online. But do we really know what the word means? Do we understand the impact of our words on another person? In this article we define trauma and share some surprising results on how humans react and adapt to painful experiences.

January 2024

Sleep is a vital input for effective leadership. When we don't rest and recover adequately, we run on stress and emotions and make many mistakes at work. To get proper sleep and rest is to be a good leader.

If You Don't Sleep It's Hard To Lead

Sleep is a vital input for effective leadership. When we don't rest and recover adequately, we run on stress and emotions and make many mistakes at work. To get proper sleep and rest is to be a good leader.

January 2024

7 Lies We Tell (In Leadership)

7 Lies We Tell (In Leadership)

Corporations have built and reinforce cultures of lying. As simple as it may sound, lying is one of the most detrimental behaviors when it comes to achieving our goals. In this article, we explore 7 ways leaders have been trained to lie in the corporate world.

December 2023

Humans have a primal instinct to say

The Moral Obligation To Say No

Humans have a primal instinct to say "no". "No" is a healthy mechanism to regulate our physical and emotional needs. When we override our "no", particularly at work, we cause more mistakes and increase our chance of burn-out.

December 2023

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman has been kicked out of the company. We explore how corporate coups take place and how you can avoid one in your own organization.

How OpenAI Engineered A Civil War

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman has been kicked out of the company. We explore how corporate coups take place and how you can avoid one in your own organization.

November 2023

An overview of the tensions and dynamics HR leaders face due to structural and systemic factors.

There Is Something Messed Up About HR, Part 5

An overview of the tensions and dynamics Human Resources leaders face due to structural and systemic factors. Part 5 explores a possible solution to the HR conundrum.

November 2023

An overview of the tensions and dynamics HR leaders face due to structural and systemic factors.

There Is Something Messed Up About HR, Part 4

An overview of the tensions and dynamics Human Resources leaders face due to structural and systemic factors. Part 4 explores the underlying root causes using the 3Peak Functional Human-Systems Method.

November 2023

An overview of the tensions and dynamics HR leaders face due to structural and systemic factors.

There Is Something Messed Up About HR, Part 3

An overview of the tensions and dynamics Human Resources leaders face due to structural and systemic factors. Part 3 explores the history of HR.

November 2023

An overview of the tensions and dynamics HR leaders face due to structural and systemic factors.

There Is Something Messed Up About HR, Part 2

An overview of the tensions and dynamics Human Resources leaders face due to structural and systemic factors. Part 2 explores the tensions between HR and the core business.

November 2023

An overview of the tensions and dynamics HR leaders face due to structural and systemic factors.

There Is Something Messed Up About HR, Part 1

An overview of the tensions and dynamics Human Resources leaders face due to structural and systemic factors. Part 1 explores the inherent contradictions within HR's mandate.

November 2023

An overview on the benefits of social support and impact of the current loneliness epidemic.

You've Got A Friend In Me

An overview on the benefits of social support and impact of the current loneliness epidemic.

November 2023

A look at the benefits of meditation in leadership and day-to-day life.

Awareness The Door, Meditation The Key

A look at the benefits of meditation in leadership and day-to-day life. Through meditation we build awareness and awareness is the key to life.

October, 2023

Humans evolved in relation to nature and still draw their strength and vitality from nature. In this short blog post, we explore some of the ways nature is good for us.

Nature Connection Is Good Leadership!

Humans evolved in relation to nature and still draw their strength and vitality from nature. In this short blog post, we explore some of the ways nature is good for us and offer a quick experiment to be enjoyed as an experience for learning.

August 2023

Developing change readiness amongst leaders and their organizations.

Change Readiness: Preparing Your Organization For The Storm

We have entered an era where the pace and scale of change events are set to increase. We can expect more shocks, more crisis, more societal chaos. Riding the waves of change is a developable skill. By training those skills now, leaders will know how to navigate when the storm hits.

August, 2023

By meeting the leader that lives within each of us, we stand ready to tackle the biggest challenges of the 21st century.

Awaken Your Leader Within & Lead Through The 21st Century

By meeting the leader that lives within each of us, we stand ready to tackle the biggest challenges of the 21st century. As we work with leaders and their teams, we help them determine what is "great leadership". We help them look ahead to anticipate and prepare for big disruptions.

June 2023

Organizational Wellness

Organizational Wellness: Your Organization Is Sick And It’s Costing You

A physiologically healthy organization allows for individuals to have the full range and capacity to deal with crisis as it unfolds. Leaders and employees who are burned out, ill, or in the throes of addiction have much less resources and capacity to pivot in the face of immediate change. To prepare for the next crisis, ensure your population has the physical, emotional and mental capacity to withstand or even thrive during a shock.

May, 2023

header image

Crisis Leadership: What Your Organization Needs To Know

Crisis is often associated with a sudden, external shock. Some of us feel out of control, some of us want to take more control. In this moment of crisis – unexpected and abrupt – people react differently, even unpredictably, relative to non-crisis time. Leaders need to learn how to regulate the instinctive fight/flight reasoning that emerges during these short and powerful events.

April 2023