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Good leadership is the determining factor of growth of an organisation in the competitive context. It is also inherently complex.
Complexity like that is exactly what I passionately engage in. I believe growing individuals’ ability to gain perspective prepares the grounds for creative solutions, strategic decision-making, cultivates leadership qualities, and dare I say, increases wellness in the workplace.

To medium and large organisations, I offer tailored innovative leadership workshops with senior management and leadership teams, with the possibility of following up with one-to-one coaching.
To small enterprises, I offer one-to-one or one-to-two sessions with business owners.

The workshops immerses partipants in the syllabus of innovative tools and builds that experience to establish adaptive new leadership frameworks, whilst individual sessions focus on personal potential and plans holistically. Examples of tools utilised in both are asset mapping, story telling, improv-theater, scenario-planning, insight harvesting, appreciative inquiry etc.

Following is a thematic taster of a leadership workshop, tailored to disarm leadership as a mystical entity that is based on a selected few people’s personal qualities or the random success of specific ideas at specific moments in time. This approach proved the value of sober thinking about the subject, categorising in to 1) Societal leadership, 2) Industry leadership, 3) Thought leadership, 4) Group Leadership. We distilled the craft of leadership and adapting it to participants’s own context, facilitating both focused problem solving to blue-sky thinking.

societalleadership

First up in our distillation of leadership is societal leadership. This, I define as the capability to take leadership in a societal context. This level of leadership can change how whole section of society act or interact and has a great potential to exercise influence on that respective part of societal matters.

Here, the cases of societal leadership in campaigning for a cause as Gandhi did it, achieving ambitious goals in the style of JFK and Volkswagen creating a tangible expression of the Zeitgeist.

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industryleadership

Here defined as the strength to demonstrate leadership within one´s industry. This includes to challenge the status quo ‘behind the scenes’, innovate and adopt practices that are fundamentally different to the convention in the industry.

Read how Ed Sheeran tops the pop music industry in more than one way, Hailo and Mpesa make good business of excisting mobile technology and kale, why on earth are we constantly faced with kale!?
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thoughtleadership

Firstly, defining thought leadership as the ability to show leadership of thought in understanding cultural patterns and socio-economic structure without being limited by them in thought. Far from it, to be able to envision alternative future and scope unlikely spaces for solutions.

Case studies of thought leadership in Jim O‘Neill coining a phrase, Naomi Klein capturing the imagination of a movement and the Ipod changing behaviour of use.

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groupleadership

Group leadership is seen as the skill to perform leadership in a group context. This is leadership on a humal level and encompasses the capacity to formulate ideas, motivate people, inspire a sense of purpose and keep the momentum. Group leadership can be acted out on a universal level, but is just as relevant in the localised context with a team of staff group or in the medium range facilitating wider interaction.

Follow here to see how Seth Godin provokes and TED elevates their audiences, Lisbeth Knudsen makes a cool calculation of staying late at work and Art of Hosting investigates group leadership as such.
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