By Njeri Muchunu, a leader curator Let me start by asking a question, what does it mean to be a leader? Let's go back to the basics. In my view, and as John Maxwell rightly puts it, leadership is influence nothing more nothing less...
By Njeri Muchunu In my previous article, I wrote about character in leadership. Today, I will add onto that statement and say that true leadership requires courageous character. Have you ever found yourself in a situation where everything is going completely wrong! The reason for everything going wrong is YOU. You...
By Njeri Muchunu Last time, I left you with a provocation.....so what happens? How do you go from being so positive to being so negative? What I have come to discover on my own journey is that at least 3 things happened to my heart as it grew cynical: I know too...
By Shalini Gadhia Reading: Reading relevant material often brings into perspective situations and solutions that we seek. As a leader it is always a good idea to keep up with the best practices of dealing with people and situations. It helps us expand our horizons and absorb nuance for...
By Njeri Muchunu Grief is a natural response to death or loss. I perceive the grieving process as an opportunity to appropriately mourn a loss and then heal. The process is helped when you acknowledge grief, find support, and allow time for grief to work. We do not only experience...
By Shalini Gadhia We as leaders often face conflicts or disagreements with our superiors or team members. It is often tempting to make hasty decisions or find quick solutions. It may however pay off not to respond in the spur of the moment but to gather yourself before responding or...
By Shalini Gadhia Let’s look at how our past could impact our current practices. We all stem from backgrounds that hold certain beliefs. A good and long known example is ‘men are suited in the office’ and ‘women perform better in the kitchen’. These have actually turned into ‘generational curses’...
By Njeri Muchunu Life, by its very nature, evolves in patterns of Seasonality. We are given to experiencing life in peaks and troughs. Peaks speak to winning seasons of varied accomplishments. Release of life affirming endorphins which trigger feelings of positivity, euphoria → I can conquer the world, Bring it ON!...
By Njeri Muchunu You and I might think that the cure for disconnection is just putting the phone down. And sure, that may help. I've tried technological abstinence and had moderate success. It is possible to live without technology for a few days...
By Shalini Gadhia In my previous article I had mentioned meditation as one of the daily practices for a successful leader. I will discuss the advantages of this practice in this article. Firstly, I would like to clarify that there is no one specific type of meditation that one needs to...
By Shalini Gadhia Leaders often wonder why they feel drained after certain projects. The thought often comes as ‘I put in so many hours yet I do not see results’. Why would that be? Are we not supposed to achieve more as we do more? We...
To aspire to leadership is an honourable ambition. Should you then seek great things for yourself? Seek them not! By Njeri Muchunu Do those you lead TRUST you? How do you know if they do (or if they don't)? Trust and leadership go hand in hand. However, trust doesn't come with your title. It needs...
By Njeri Muchunu It all happened in an instant. One moment, you were happily living your life and the next it feels like the ground beneath you has disappeared. No one is immune to adversity, and yet it's human nature that we rarely give much thought to...
By Njeri Muchunu I am really truly blessed. I am a Coach, Speaker, Teacher and facilitator. In these many different roles I get to work closely with leaders and emerging leaders and help them get clarity on their Purpose. Through my work, I have had the opportunity to share my message on...