Experiences

On business, mindfulness, leadership and indigenous wisdom: Interview with Sue Gregory (Part 2)

This is the second part of an interview between storyteller and world traveller Kelly Irving and Sue Gregory, Global Leadership Foundation Fellow, leadership coach, facilitator, occupational therapist and energetic healer. In this interview, Sue explains her background and how she came to live in Alice Springs and working with nungkere, Frank Ansell. She also explores current ideas about [...]

By |2017-02-08T12:22:25+10:00July 2nd, 2014|Blog, Experiences|Comments Off on On business, mindfulness, leadership and indigenous wisdom: Interview with Sue Gregory (Part 2)

On business, mindfulness, leadership and indigenous wisdom: Interview with Sue Gregory (Part 1)

We hope you enjoy the first part of an interview between storyteller and world traveller Kelly Irving and Sue Gregory, Global Leadership Foundation Fellow, leadership coach, facilitator, occupational therapist and energetic healer. In this interview, Sue explains her background and how she came to live in Alice Springs and working with nungkere, Frank Ansell. She [...]

By |2017-02-08T12:22:25+10:00July 1st, 2014|Blog, Experiences|Comments Off on On business, mindfulness, leadership and indigenous wisdom: Interview with Sue Gregory (Part 1)

Eastern Arrernte Leadership Experiences 2014

This four-day journey into the desert in Central Australia will challenge your beliefs, enhance your resilience and creativity and help you lead a healthier professional and personal life.   As a leader, you are the conscience of an organisation. How you act, respond to situations, and treat other colleagues resonates throughout your entire workplace. You [...]

By |2017-02-08T12:22:30+10:00March 15th, 2014|Experiences, News|Comments Off on Eastern Arrernte Leadership Experiences 2014

The Desert – Wisdom and Appreciation

As I indicated in my previous blog, a major contribution to the creation of Global Leadership came from my experience as an Earthwatch volunteer at Arid Recovery in the remote South Australian desert. I have long felt an affinity for this country, having spent my early childhood not far away in Woomera and wandered with my sister on the gibber plains and clay pans near our home. Today, whenever I think of this land I experience a calm and reflective feeling.

By |2017-02-08T12:22:33+10:00February 12th, 2013|Emotional health, Experiences|1 Comment

Seeing over the horizon

Every time we return from one of our Leadership Experiences I am reinvigorated by the effect the week has on our participants. As I have written before, there is something particularly powerful about taking leaders well away from their everyday environment - something which stretches their development far more than we are able to do in a traditional setting. Our recent trip to Tetepare, from which we have just returned, left me thinking again about why working in these remote places is so important. It is all about seeing the horizon, both literally and metaphorically.

By |2017-02-08T12:22:34+10:00May 21st, 2012|Emotional health, Experiences, Leadership|Comments Off on Seeing over the horizon

Why we choose our remote locations

With our next Tetepare Leadership Experience now only a couple of months away, I thought it might be a good time to address one of the most common questions we get about all our leadership experiences. That question is: “Why are these programs so remote?” A frequent related question is “Hasn’t the whole outdoor leadership [...]

By |2017-02-08T12:22:37+10:00August 22nd, 2011|Experiences, Leadership|1 Comment