Category Archives: society

What if…

Last week we had out faculty conference and about 35 of our wonderful faculty met over two days in London to learn, explore and share.  Our vision at Holos is Universal Authentic Leadership and conversations at the conference helped us … Continue reading

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Keeping your head when all about you are losing theirs.

Hello and Happy New Year.  I found 2017 a challenging year.  I hope very much that 2018 can be better at the global level.  Climate Change seems to me to be an existential threat for humanity and yet we create … Continue reading

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Wishing you all a very jolly Yule

Last week I did a talk for 80 bankers. What image does that bring to mind? We all have prejudices, biases, preconceived ideas and generalisations we apply to each other.  Some are just plain wrong and others are out of … Continue reading

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Power Dynamics and Sexual Abuse

It seems relevant to explore the issue of power dynamics right now.  Power dynamics  play an enormous part in abuse and harassment, in corporate crisis and in our various on-going political traumas. Where there is power asymmetry, ie one person … Continue reading

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Spiritual Crisis

There has been another long hiatus in my blogging, I am sorry.  Two readers have recently and separately told me how much they have appreciated these blogs and have helped me analyse why I stopped writing. It is always easy … Continue reading

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Maturity in the age of Trump and Brexit

Generally speaking there are five levels of maturity available to us as we grow up.  Most of us make it to either the third or fourth level, a tiny minority get stuck at level one or two or make it … Continue reading

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How to save a team, an organisation (or a nation?)

At Holos we do a lot of work with teams and organisations that are in trouble.  While there may be direct causes for the challenges they are facing the underlying cause is always cultural. A culture that is carelessly (or … Continue reading

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