How do we get to be a leader that we really want to be?

Watch our short video on matching aspiration and inspiration in leadership, or if you prefer reading, the transcript is below.

 


We ask people to tell us about the best leader they've ever worked for and with, and we hear these amazing stories about leaders who

  • ask questions
  • who actually listen to the response
  • who said thank you
  • who made people feel appreciated
  • who let other people speak
  • who created space for people to grow
  • who allowed people to fail fast

They tell us all of these amazing things about brilliant leaders. Then we asked those very same people to share with us their aspirations for their own leadership development and so often people say things like:

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Leadership image come as you are

How can Jester help you?

Watch our short video on what we start with when we help leaders, or if you prefer reading, the transcript is below.

We will always start with helping people to understand who they are.

What is going on inside you? What's important to you? What do you believe in? What are your drivers?

What are the fires in your belly that make you want to act that motivate you, that give you purpose?

So we’ve got to understand all of this before we do anything else and then we’re going to help you deconstruct yourself really and take yourself apart, one part by one part and understand what you have.
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Video: Leading through the ups and downs of life

Watch our three-minute video on leading through the ups and downs of life, or if you prefer reading, the transcript is below.

Today I want to talk a bit about the ups and downs of life, and what all that’s got to do with leadership.

Six months ago, both of my children were diagnosed with autism and a range of other special needs. And around the same time, my wonderful, wonderful Father-in-law passed away with Covid. Fast forward six months and we’ve relaunched the Jester business. We’ve also had news that my youngest son has been offered a place at a phenomenal specialist school, which we’ve been hoping for for a long time. Read more


Can leaders be happy?

What is Happiness?

Some say that a personal decision to be happy is all it takes.  Others require themselves to achieve things in order to reach a state of happiness.  In a world quick to pedal short-termism and acquisition as fulfilment, it can be difficult to see the wood for the trees sometimes and before you know it, losing your footing in a tide of melancholia and feeling there is just no real way to be happy, becomes all too real for many people.

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7 Leadership Mistakes youre making right now

The 7 leadership mistakes you are probably making right now

Say the word ‘leader’ and often we can’t help but think of someone with a commanding presence and a great capacity for speech.

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