Skilful Leaders Blog

Day 14: Create Inner Space

By Sally-Anne, 14.04.20

Accessing our Inner Stability requires us to be present, aligned, grounded, and adaptable. In order to rebalance ourselves when we get knocked off course by external events, we need to bring our awareness into our body and create space to connect with our feelings and sensations...

Day 13: Develop Fearless Compassion

By Sally-Anne, 13.04.20

Our focus today is fear, and how in the current Pandemic we need courage to move from our sense of fear and into learning and growth as we return to a new and unpredictable world of leadership and work...

Day 12: The Lessons of Slowing Down

By Sally-Anne, 12.04.20

One thing it’s taught me is that it’s not all about the speed and the destination. It’s about the journey too. Taking time to pause, think and check in. What direction am I going in? Am I on the right path? Am I taking the opportunity to slow down, stop and enjoy the view from time to time?...

Day 11: Be Like a Mountain

By Sally-Anne, 11.04.20

Enlightened Leadership isn’t just about ‘doing’. There are times when you need to step out of the situation and become the observer. Being able to develop a sense of inner stillness enables you to think clearly and act decisively...

Day 10: Breathe for Calm

By Sally-Anne, 10.04.20

join me in today’s video, where we continue to practice the three steps of pause, focus and breathe, regulating our heart rate and autonomic nervous system, strengthening our immune system and gently releasing the tension and stress that can harm our health...

Day 9: Notice How You See Things

By Sally-Anne, 09.04.20

How often do we actually stop, in the busyness of our day, to look at things? To really look at all the tiny details, or to look into the eyes of another human being, and take time to understand the person behind the behaviour?...

Day 8: Find Stillness amid Turbulence

By Sally-Anne, 08.04.20

So often when we’re in full flow, our energy is fast, forceful, even abrasive. And yet we can harness that same energy to be still, silent and reflective. Join me in today’s video to practise the three steps of pause, focus and breathe, and enjoy a moment of stillness in your busy day....

Day 7: Adapt to Change in Uncertain Times

By Sally-Anne, 07.04.20

Often when we feel disconnected from ourselves, each other, our environment or even our sense of purpose, fear becomes our predominant emotion. Our brains are hardwired for certainty, and projecting our thoughts into an unknown future can trigger worry and anxiety...

Day 6: Access a Peak Experience

By Sally-Anne, 06.04.20

Today our Power of Pause practice is drawing inspiration from the magnificent mountain trails surrounding us here in the Alps, which serve as the perfect metaphor for so many Leadership challenges...