Supporting and sharing meaningful leadership experiences.

Supporting and sharing
meaningful leadership experiences.

River of life

River of life

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My story is like a river with lots of bends and turns, little ones and big ones. Sometimes, it felt...
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Narcissistic Leaders: The Dark Triad, narcissism, psychopathy and Machiavellianism

Narcissistic Leaders: The Dark Triad, narcissism, psychopathy and Machiavellianism

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I think it’s time to talk about psychopathic, sociopathic and narcissistic leaders and the damage they do. Over the more...
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From Cell to Soul – From a Molecular Scientist to a Psychologist and Leadership Coach

From Cell to Soul – From a Molecular Scientist to a Psychologist and Leadership Coach

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You never know when the life-changing moment is approaching.  From an outsider's point of view, I was at the top...
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The Calling of The Heart

The Calling of The Heart

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It was the year of my 40th birthday. In this moment of their lives, people usually look back and  reflect...
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The Magic of Life-Changing Encounters

The Magic of Life-Changing Encounters

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Can it be a coincidence that most of my life-changing moments have taken place in cafés?  Over a cup of...
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A Drawing of a Tree

A Drawing of a Tree

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Pinpointing the start of one’s journey is never going to be easy. Life is full of starts. Some things  stick...
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Lead by Your Heart

Lead by Your Heart

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For the last 20 years, I have been pondering more deeply on my own purpose, and my  observation is that...
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The Day Everything Changed

The Day Everything Changed

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When I reflect on where I am today and how I got here, I can see my drive to help...
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Invent Yourself and Then Re-Invent Yourself

Invent Yourself and Then Re-Invent Yourself

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Homecoming - Berkeley, California.  As I walked into this beautiful Julia Morgan-designed house south of the University of California campus...
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Dare to Be Happy

Dare to Be Happy

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I saw it coming again like a rippling wave of frustration and anger in my heart. We had been on ...
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I did it

I did it

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“I did it. I resigned. I quit!” Tears had wet my face even before I called Klara to tell her....
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My Path to Purpose – A Series of Dots

My Path to Purpose – A Series of Dots

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Apple co-founder Steve Jobs once said in a Stanford University graduation speech, “You can't connect the dots looking forward; you...
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The Road Home

The Road Home

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I’d lost count of how often that nagging question ambushed me. As I did every workday, I charged  down the...
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Leaders, The Shaman of a Paradigm

Leaders, The Shaman of a Paradigm

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Nanoseconds often define our lives. These short moments steer us in a new direction of change with no return. They...
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Two Good Reasons

Two Good Reasons

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My first life ended on November 24, 2006.  I had spent the morning at school, where I had been doing...
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What Are You Waiting For ?

What Are You Waiting For ?

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What has to happen for you to truly love, show and stand behind yourself? When life deals out tough cards! ...
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A Call to Adventure

A Call to Adventure

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Without knowing it, my quest for purpose started one sunny afternoon in the back garden of a  small house in...
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Evolution of Me

Evolution of Me

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Chapter 1. Love.  My brother was swimming when I was 5, and my father was taking me to the swimming...
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Life Changing Situations

Life Changing Situations

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There is a flower that means a lot to me. The sunflower. Read its name. Sunflower. A flower to the ...
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Moving from Legal Grounds to Solid Ground

Moving from Legal Grounds to Solid Ground

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When I was in my early 30s–– a lawyer living in Los Angeles––my professional life took an abrupt turn. I...
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Finding my purpose – My journey towards my true self

Finding my purpose – My journey towards my true self

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In 2011, I was recommended a three-day leadership program, the Self Managing Leadership, run  by Oxford Leadership. I was very...
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Your own life story by Abby Barton

Your own life story by Abby Barton

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I was an anxious child. I can’t really explain why, but my default way of being was being worried. As...
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Does Leadership have a Gender?

Does Leadership have a Gender?

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The LEAD network's activities have led to the emergence of an interesting observation on the concept of female leadership. An...
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How can purpose be a driver for sustainable performance?

How can purpose be a driver for sustainable performance?

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Speed of change The VUCA world we live in and the exponential rate of change that we’re already experiencing. We...
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Purpose & complexity

Purpose & complexity

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As we move into a new, both exciting and scary era of exponential change and disruption, we can’t rely on...
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