‘Best for the World’ in 2017

We are pleased and honoured to let you know that we have once again been included on B Lab's annual 'Best for the World' list, recognising our contribution towards "a world in which all people enjoy high-quality jobs with dignity and purpose; safe and neighborly communities that enrich our families; and a healthy environment for [...]

By | 2017-09-20T14:57:14+00:00 September 20th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Caring leadership – it is not an oxymoron

It is so interesting to see the world of leadership engaging with the word ‘caring’. Finally the importance of building and strengthening genuine and supportive relationships is being recognised as integral to effective leadership. What is valuable in exploring this amazing quality is recognition that caring comes in a variety of forms. It is so [...]

By | 2017-09-06T18:10:13+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

‘Opening Doors’: Inner East Social Inclusion Community Leadership Program

Gayle recently co-facilitated the first three-day retreat for 'Opening Doors', a six-month community leadership program focussed on social inclusion. During the retreat, participants were asked to share their thoughts and ideas regarding social inclusion and community leadership and what it meant to them. The following is a story one of the groups created and we [...]

By | 2017-08-17T14:16:06+00:00 August 18th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Enneagram ‘Immersion’: come and join us

As many readers will know, the majority of the work that Global Leadership Foundation does is conducted with organisations – businesses, government and not-for-profits. After many requests from participants and others in the Global Leadership community, Gayle and Malcolm have been encouraged to host and co-facilitate a public Enneagram Immersion program in October this year. [...]

By | 2017-08-17T14:09:28+00:00 August 17th, 2017|News|0 Comments

The art of listening and thinking

If you are a regular reader of this blog, you’ve probably become reasonably familiar with one of the key concepts associated with emotional health: the notion of the automated response. You’ll understand that one of the keys to improved emotional health is the ability to catch your automated responses before they happen, instead responding in [...]

By | 2017-07-31T14:40:59+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Blog|1 Comment


Interdependence. What an interesting word to explore with an amazing group of B Corps at the Europe Summer Summit in Cascais, Portugal at the end of June 2017. As part of attending, my role was to facilitate Open Space around the question, 'What can we do together that we can’t do apart?'. With over 200 people in [...]

By | 2017-07-20T14:41:33+00:00 July 20th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Interdependence

Conscious choice

When we are describing a leader with high emotional health levels we are describing someone who engages in mindful practices and makes ‘conscious choices’ in their decision making. What does this mean? What are conscious choices and why are they an important aspect of emotionally healthy leadership? When a leader is under pressure to make [...]

By | 2017-07-03T14:48:52+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Conscious choice

Our purpose

What does your business stand for?  What is its purpose? How are you contributing to the greater good? How will you ensure that you continue to achieve you what aspire to in a sustainable way? These were certainly not the questions we were being asked when we established Global Leadership Foundation in 2003. In fact, [...]

By | 2017-06-21T12:23:33+00:00 June 21st, 2017|News|Comments Off on Our purpose

Working (and surviving) in disruptive times

If you’ve ever felt that the world is racing ahead of you, that the challenges just keep coming and there seems to be a new disruption around every corner, you’re not alone. In fact, it is well recognised by scientists that the pace of development of our human brains lags a long way behind today’s [...]

By | 2017-06-08T11:56:30+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Working (and surviving) in disruptive times

What we can do together that we can’t do apart?

Alice Springs – the heart of Australia – was the setting for the inaugural B Corp Champions Retreat for Australia/New Zealand from May 3rd to 5th 2017. Over 118 people – including one of B Lab’s founders, Bart Houlahan and B Lab partners from across the globe – came together to explore the question “What we can do together [...]

By | 2017-05-18T18:16:55+00:00 May 19th, 2017|News|Comments Off on What we can do together that we can’t do apart?