Self-reflection is more than an armchair revolution
Being introspective is part of the human condition. Reflection is a natural activity, and often chaotic. It is like an intellectual wandering with no end product. In order to get the most out of it we should add structure to how to self-reflect in a deeper, organized way where the focus is on learning and creating new awareness which leads to actions. According to researchers self-reflection cannot be learned from books in isolation, because it is an experiential learning.
Leadership Intention vs Impact
“We judge others by their doings, but ourselves by our intentions.” Edward Wigglesworth - Accidental Diminisher: well-intended leadership, who think they are doing a great job leading, but faintly or completely unaware of their negative impact on their environment.
Sometimes the only way up is down
It is almost always better to step back or aside than to be pushed back, but for nearly every company and individual, push back at some point seems unavoidable.
Loneliness at the top
Do you feel lonely as a leader?
CEOs are often said to have the loneliest job in business. Yet arguably they are less lonely today than they were 20 years ago. That’s because the C-suite has significantly grown in size and changed in composition in the two decades – according to PwC.