How To A Build A Healthy, Cohesive Team

How To A Build A Healthy, Cohesive Team

Part One: The (Misguided) Beliefs About Teams “The general rule seems to be that the level of consciousness of an organisation (or team) cannot exceed the level of consciousness of its leader” – Frederic Laloux Photograph by Tim Marshall When contemplating a...
What is a Systemic Approach?

What is a Systemic Approach?

Our Human Relationship System:  Like a spider’s web, all of life is interconnected.  Chaos theory and the famous ‘if a butterfly flaps its wing’ discoveries have proved this to us.  All of life is a system; incredibly complex systems upon systems,...
Finding Your Power in a Pandemic

Finding Your Power in a Pandemic

Lost Stand still. The trees ahead and bushes beside you Are not lost. Wherever you are is called Here, And you must treat it as a powerful stranger, Must ask permission to know it and be known. The forest breathes. Listen. It answers, I have made this place around...
The Liminal Space

The Liminal Space

Let’s talk about LIMINAL SPACE… The world (and that means all of us) are in this Liminal Space right now (because of the pandemic), but we may not be conscious of what this space really is. Liminal space is a THRESHOLD. Think of it like a door way, where...
Northern Soul

Northern Soul

WATCH: NORTHERN SOUL WITH ZENA ME “If you don’t know where you are going, any road can take you there.” – Alice in Wonderland I first experienced being filmed by Nic Askew back in 2005. The resulting film, Hello Yellow Brick Road, was the start of my journey...
Toxic Cultures

Toxic Cultures

“The prisoners were easy, it’s the SYSTEM I struggled with…” Clare McGregor, Coach and Author of the book ‘Coaching Behind Bars’ How to Illuminate the Hidden Relationship Dynamics CAN COACHING SAVE THE WORLD?….A feisty American woman immediately jumped...
Thriving out of the box

Thriving out of the box

The Birth of My New Web “Place”  How do you transform an ordinary, ‘head-bound’ space into one of exploration, play, and openness?  As leaders and coaches we understand the intrinsic wonderfulness within each person. Our job is often seen as that of a...
The Story of the “Lost’ Founder

The Story of the “Lost’ Founder

The Organising Principles in an Organisational Human Relationship ‘System’ When facing any complex issues that arise in Organisations, its important to check out the Organising Principles in Human Systems as identified by Bert Hellinger. When these are...
A Leaders Rite of Passage

A Leaders Rite of Passage

As a child I remember my parents telling me a story about a boy they once knew who lived in their neighbourhood and who made up stories to make himself sound interesting. Sadly, he met an unhappy end, rumour had it that he’d been found in a ditch, murdered by the...
The Courage to Stand Naked

The Courage to Stand Naked

We’re all different, really…underneath…inside…But daring to ‘be’ different is something else, it’s much safer to be the same. Being bold enough to express our ‘Difference’ could be seen as a threat to the ‘tribe’ and may be met with fear, suspicion, rejection or...