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September: 3 Good Things

30 Sep 2018, Posted by Helena Clayton in Monthly Blog

A monthly post sharing what I’m liking and learning in the context of what I’m doing.   And this month … the power of reflective space in creating change,  fear in the workplace and an activity for honesty and transparency. Thinning out I found myself…

This love thing. It’s problematic

17 Sep 2018, Posted by Helena Clayton in Work as Love in Action

75 responses. Some fascinating data. Raising some big questions. And so, coming up, a job I’m looking forward to… writing up my research from the Leadership and Love survey which has just closed. I’ll post about some of the findings here and, in the meantime,…

August: 3 Good Things

02 Sep 2018, Posted by Helena Clayton in Monthly Blog

My monthly post where I share what I’m learning and learning from …this month narrative writing and exploration, the power of collaboration and a book that really pushed my boundaries. 1. Our stories This month saw me getting ready for the next cohort of the…

Acceptance, love and leadership

22 Aug 2018, Posted by Helena Clayton in Uncategorized

What do we mean, ‘leading from love? Inquiring into love in our organisations via a new research survey, I start by asking what we mean by love. I ask ‘although my initial research tells me this is a difficult question to answer, nevertheless, how would…

July: 3 Good Things

02 Aug 2018, Posted by Helena Clayton in Monthly Blog

My monthly post, sharing some of what I’m doing and learning…this month, millennials and generosity and trying to escape ‘the stupefying power of corporate culture’. It’s been a good and very busy month. There was running The Art of Facilitation, a trip to Brighton to…

Leading from Love: new research

07 Jul 2018, Posted by Helena Clayton in Uncategorized, Work as Love in Action

“….my adage is that the edgiest word to use at the moment isn’t “f**k”,”piss” or “shit”.  It’s love. That’s what really makes people’s buttocks clench. It’s about being vulnerable, it’s counterintuitive, it ultimately makes you stronger. And that’s a very hard thing to grasp.” Not…

June: 3 Good Things

05 Jul 2018, Posted by Helena Clayton in Monthly Blog

In a monthly post where I share what I’m loving and learning … this month a piece of new research on Love, the best piece of advice ever plus a book I will be recommending for a long while.  1.   Leading from Love “….my adage is…

May: 3 Good Things

05 Jun 2018, Posted by Helena Clayton in Monthly Blog

A monthly post where I share what I’m doing, thinking about, learning from, and loving… Women in Leadership Much of my time this month has been either running a women’s leadership module or designing a different one that will run later in June.  There’s so much…

April: 3 Good Things

08 May 2018, Posted by Helena Clayton in Monthly Blog

A monthly post where I share what I’m doing, learning and loving … and hope you do too …    Experiments This month has featured serious play. The context is a new piece of work – designing and then launching the first module of a…