Are You Ready To Be The Lead Mare?

Are You Ready To Be The Lead Mare?

I met a horse named Cally, and I fell into admiration. I want to be like her. I want to be her. She’s the lead mare of a small herd of horses. (did you know the lead mare leads the herd?)She has a slightly sunken back, jet-black hair, and immense power. And this...
That Day With The Horses

That Day With The Horses

One of the challenges for anyone in any type of leadership position is getting honest feedback. We just don’t get it. And of course we don’t. Inherent in the workplace relationship is that power imbalance. How openly honest and direct will I be to you when...
When You Just Need To Fire Them…

When You Just Need To Fire Them…

I know these references are going to date this post to a specific moment in time, but ok. The UK government tanking the pound, all by themselves and unprovoked, is going to go down in the history books as one of the spectacular WTF moments of 2022. But this...
Bad Leaders Get Ahead Too

Bad Leaders Get Ahead Too

I grew up in the UK and it’s as much home to me as The Netherlands has become after living here for 17 years. And it breaks my heart to see the leadership of the UK and how they behave. I mostly write about the ideals of good leadership and how each of us can...
Mind Your Own Business Leadership Model

Mind Your Own Business Leadership Model

This is a tip for people like me: all you fellow fixers, problem solvers, action takers. All you people who are amazing at getting on with it, and getting shit done.Because all of that awesomeness is also what gets us into trouble. It can lead us into that awful...