If we want people to fully show up, to bring their whole selves including their unarmoured, whole hearts – so that we can innovate, solve problems and serve people – we have to be vigilant about creating a culture in which people feel safe, seen, heard and respected
A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. They do not set out to be a leader but they become one by the equality of their actions and the integrity of their intent.
It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power.