The Pursuit of Purpose

There they were... 220 expectant eyes. Like laser beams, they locked on us. “Who I’m I?” This was the topic my wife and I were to speak on. And we had less than two hours. It was a meeting with young adults. Their anticipation was palpable. They all seemed keen to unveil their identity. … Continue reading

Building Habit That Matters

[guestpost]I am thrilled to bring you Michael Bungay Stanier's guest article. He is the author of The Coaching Habit, a book that has added great value to my coaching practice. Michael is also the Senior Partner of Box of Crayons, a company that helps organizations do less Good Work and more Great … Continue reading

Mentoring – The Good, Bad & Ugly

Scary, refreshing, challenging and liberating. These are just a few terms that can be attributed to mentoring. It is not for the faint of heart. I thought crossing a road in Nairobi was dangerous. Most drivers consider traffic lights to be a suggestion. That was until I encountered the Romans! … Continue reading

How To Spot A Counterfeit Leader

Counterfeit goods are a flashy illusion of the real thing. They are cheap and affordable but hold no future. All they promise is a shadow of the reality. They hold no vision. Where your treasure is, there your heart is also! If you are like me, you may have found yourself in a dilemma. I am in a … Continue reading

3 Reasons Why Leaders Never Stand Alone

There was a farmer who grew excellent quality corn. Every year he won the award for the best grown corn. He was a leader in his own right. One year a newspaper reporter interviewed him and learned something interesting about how he grew it. What the reporter discovered was that the farmer shared … Continue reading