The orgin of our workshops comes from our reading of texts which fall under the broad category of ‘authentic leadership’ and our participation in authentic leadership workshops – notably ALIA (Authentic Leadership In Action). Authentic Leadership is a term that is used to describe leadership which sees leaders leading from values and convictions, who are transparent and are able to explore and know their fears, vulnerabilities and shadow side. Writers/workshop leaders that inspire us include: Wendy Palmer, Margaret Wheatley, Peter Senge, Parker Palmer and Peter Senge.
There are key competencies that we have identified that are essential to authentic leadership.
1. Having the ability to be at conscious choice in our behavior (i.e. creative not reactive)
2. Being able to cultivate inclusiveness and community
3. Able to listen, receive feedback and not take the information personally
4 . Ability to speak your truth from a centered and grounded place – without aggression.
5. Having a sense of ’something larger than the self’ – and being able to use this sense in creating a vision for the community, organisation or business.
Inspired by the work of the groundbreaking work of key thinkers in the world of Authentic Leadership, we have developed a leadership model which we use as the basis for our workshops.
Step One: Identify Reactive Patterns[Observe and identify fear based leadership behavour]
Step Two: Exploring the ‘gifts’ in our old ways of being [acceptance not judgement]
Step Three:Stretching into the unknown [Exploring new ways of being]
Step Four: Integrating mind, body, heart and spirit [Emboding a wholeness approach to leadership]
“Walking our own true path is finding our way toward wholeness…. and allows us to grow and learn in the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual realms.’ ~ Wendy Palmer, in ‘The Intuitive Body’
Quantum House, 66 Churchway
Euston, London, United Kingdom
Date and time:
Friday 23rd April - 10 - 4:30pm
Sliding Scale from £99 (individual) to £195 (corporate rate)