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...
A Rebel WITH a Cause …and the struggle to BELONG

A Rebel WITH a Cause …and the struggle to BELONG

“I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring.” -David Bowie What happened when I returned to work with the film maker Nic Askew in London after 14 years and the revealing of my Inner Rebel and the relationship with Belonging and Systemic...
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...
Who Are You…REALLY? Finding Your Leadership ‘Heartland’…

Who Are You…REALLY? Finding Your Leadership ‘Heartland’…

A while ago Grayson Perry, the artist, presented a programme called  ‘Who are You?’ on Channel Four. In it he explored ‘Identity’ and who we think we are. Who better to do this than Grayson himself – an artist and transvestite, with his own alter-ego ‘Claire’. Through...
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...