Month: April 2019

Sarah Kelleher joins Team Green

Leading Edge are thrilled to announce that former Ireland international hockey player Sarah Kelleher has joined Team Green as a Team Coach. Sarah represented Ireland at senior level for more than 10 years, winning 126 caps and captaining the side. Now as lead coach for England Under 18 Girls and co-coach of Hampstead and Westminster

Trying hard to be authentic… a leadership paradox

Great leadership demands ‘clarity of self’ and the expression of an ‘authentic self’ (the ‘real’ you) to those around. Try to lead by copying those listed in the top 100 companies across the world and you will fail – why? Because they are someone else, you are not them, your context is different as are

Unsung heroes… the lessons from the team behind the team

Part of Leading Edge’s success in leadership, change and team development comes for our ability to take on board the stories and lessons from many contexts of high performance. Sport being one. With a little over a year to go before the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, I thought we’d take a look

Delivering Results… the tension in Outcome vs Process

When thinking of the business need to deliver results I seem to be drawn toward the value of relationships. Being results driven (or outcome focused) can often seem like it would be to the detriment of people, relationships and their development.   In his article – In Sports, Results Matter, But to Get Them, Ignore

Sense-making – the landscape of understanding

The style and origin of this blog are a little different than previous, this one sees the stories of business inform sport which in turn frames some learning back. At Leading Edge we see the ability to ‘sense-make’ as a multiplier opportunity not to be missed. The skills and freedom to sense-make offers far reaching