Leaders set the agenda for the future. Leadership is both a very private & public journey.
Here are a few thoughts to support that journey:
Confirmation bias: The danger of seeing what we want to see.
We’re all subject to confirmation bias. In this video, I explain what it is and why…
With DEI, where do we start ?
In this short video, I share with you why DEI starts with I(nclusion)….
5 tips to build your personal brand
In today’s world, everyone is a brand. Your image impacts the first impression…
What is the nature of your disagreement?
Value based leadership is a leadership approach that is centered around guiding…
The difference between opinion and advice
Very often people use interchangeably opinion and advice…
This is the ONE key ingredient to effective communication
So many struggle when thinking of communication: which words to use, …
5 tips to craft your leadership story
Personal leadership stories help define who you are and how others…
Feeling Overwhelmed: Here are 5 tips to support you
Feeling overwhelmed can be a common experience, especially…
How to disrupt the pattern in your career in order to grow
There is a pattern in everyone’s career. When things change…
It s not about saying to speak up but about psychological safety!
While encouraging employees to speak up is important, simply telling…
Here are 6 tips to help you re-energise a depleted team
Building, developing and maintaining a high-functioning team is important….
These are your leadership KPI’S
We all have business KPI’s that are fundamental to your success….
Here are 3 tips to help you land your message
Being a great communicator is fundamental to personal and career success…
A little tip on how to review a problem when you feel stuck
We all deal with problems everyday, both at work and in our personal….
How to influence decision makers
Influencing is part of every day life. If you want to make…
Here is why you need focus on being Kind and not Nice
Many believe that we should always be Nice – especially at work…
4 Tips to help you achieve your goals
We can all start a project, a race, a transformation, but not all of the people that start…
4 tips for leaders to prevent burnout
With this permanent push to over do things, burnout is now at the center of our culture.
Just imagine yourself 3 years from now
Imagine yourself 3 years from now ! You have all that you wished for…
What is essential to give a great presentation ?
Giving presentations is something we do regularly at work. Yet not many give…
4 questions to ask yourself when about to make a decision
Decision making is hard sometimes. Following our intuition may in some…
5 tips to help you manage anxious thoughts
In a world filled with complexity, anxiety starts welcoming itself in our life. Managing….
5 Things Employees need to perform at work
Performing at work is a standard expectation. Often the focus is on the employee….
5 tips to engage in emotional conversations at work
All humans bring emotions into every room they occupy. So as leaders, we are going to…
5 questions to ask your new boss
The most important relationship to get right when starting a new job is the one with your boss…
4 tips to build the Career you want
A successful career doesn’t happen by chance ! It takes careful & strategic planning…
What is your definition of success ?
Many define success metrics as having a combination of power and wealth.
Yet, despite having those 2 …
3 tips to create stellar teams
🌟 Teams are the essence of organisations
🌟 Teams make magic happen
🌟 None of us is as smart as all of us
The impostor syndrome paradox
In this video, I wanted to share with you a few thoughts about the impostor syndrome …
5 things you can do to be a better boss
Being a good boss isn’t easy !
In this video, I share with you 5 tips to help you becoming a better one !
You must be the change you want to see !
As 2021 is arriving to an end and that we are looking forward to this new year. In this video, I share with you a few thoughts about change and social impact.
How to develop your best self ?
94% of millennials reported making personal improvement a commitment. In this video, I share with you the 5 steps that any development path requires and the 3 questions to answer !
The Elevator’s pitch
It takes about 45 seconds for someone to decide if they will keep on listening to you and invest in you.
How writing can improve your mental health !
Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act.
The power of reframing thoughts
Our behaviours are consistent with how our identity is structured.
We become what we think and what we feel.
How to ask for help at work ?
Needing help at work is totally normal, but asking for assistance can be tricky to do without alienating or annoying anyone.
3 questions to ask to help your team solve problems
As a manager/leader, it can be tempting to share an answer to a problem that’s perplexing your team.
Instead of giving them answers, ask them these 3 questions.
3 tips to improve your leadership
Leadership is a responsibility to do more.
Leadership is not about you, but it all starts with you !
What makes someone credible ?
Credibility comprises the objective and subjective components of the believability of a source or message.
What are 3 elements true to the world ?
Watch this video to remind yourself of what do we always need to keep in mind while designing change…
Emotions at work
To succeed in today’s work environment, says Daniel Goleman, author of Working with Emotional Intelligence, it’s important to understand our emotions…
What to do to make people remember your message ?
Communication is key. Here I am sharing with you a few tips to structure your message to make sure your audience remembers what you told them 😉 !
How do you frame your questions ?
If you don’t ask the right questions, you don’t get the right answers.
A question asked in the right way often points to its own answer.
What is Allyship ?
Allyship is one of the buzz words that we hear a lot, but what does it actually mean, and what does it imply ?
The ABC of what makes a good meeting
Dear Risers !
In this short video, we share with you a few thoughts on what you need to prepare for a good meeting.
Reaching the Finish Line
We can all start a project, a race, a transformation but not everyone will finish it.
Researchers estimate that we think about 50,000 to 70,000 thoughts a day.
To which voice are you giving power inside your head !
The power of the belief system
Internal beliefs are powerful. As they are within us they lead our journey. While some support us to thrive, others sabotage us, and interfere with our potential.
Compassion : How will you decide to lead ?
Quite often we forget how compassion is powerful.
Thank to it, we grow, create our vision, catch our dreams, engage in our passion.
The power of asking questions
“Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.” ― Voltaire
Questions are powerful, through this video we share with you why !
What did you learn about yourself in 2020 ?
2020 has shaken us in many ways. Through challenges and discomfort, we grow.
My dear risers, this your story !
The 1% rule
What is in the way of making you achieve your goals ?
In this video, we share with you a few thoughts to help you reflect and take a step forward.
There is no age to drive change, innovate, transform
There is No Age to transform the World!
You are never too young and never to old to #drivechange and #challengeboundaries …
The gifts in the challenges we face
The last months have been challenging and have requested that we keep demonstrating permanent resilience …
Today, I wanted to talk to you about rethinking stress and trying to manage it.
The first thing to bear in mind is that stress is a paradox…
The importance of managing yourself first
Dear Risers, while this might sound counter intuitive to some of you that consider that their priority is to first manage the business …
How we are is How we Lead
Dear Risers, through this video, we invite you to reflect on how you look at yourself and the impact this has on everything…
What’s your IOS ?
Today, I wanted to talk to you about your IOS. Here I am not talking about your iPhone Operating System but …
How do you cultivate trust ?
Trust is an urgent topic. Trust-building is a vital leadership competency. “Without trust you can’t have engaged relationships, without engaged…
What is holding you back from changing ?
Getting to know yourself is precious and can support you in finding meaning and purpose. It can particularly help you answer…
There are so many ways to look…
Through this video, in order to keep on building your self-awareness, we invite you to get some perspective on how there are different ways …
My wish for my birthday
Thank you ❤️. My wish for my birthday is that we rise together to bring more love, care, humanity and respect into this world …
How awake are you ?
Today, I wanted to ask you how “awake” you were. Here I am not talking about your potential need of a coffee, but more of how self-aware you are…
How to keep your team engaged and motivated during the covid19 crisis ?
So many things have changed in the last two months.Through this video, I’ll try to give you a few tips to support you on how to keep your …
Dream Big !
Through this video, we invite you through some tips to live in the space of the vision that you have for yourself and move towards your purpose …
A New Vision Board : Who do I want to be ?
Most of us have already done bucket lists, places to go lists, things we want to absolutely try, or more creatively vision boards where we draw…
How do you shift your Mindset ?
It might feel a bit awkward but we have control over how we decide to feel about things. Research suggests that if we want to drive…
Compassion leads to Growth
Quite often we forget how compassion is powerful. Thank to it, we grow, create our vision, catch our dreams, engage in our passion…
How To Run A Remote Team During A Crisis Like The Covid19 Pandemic ?
Through this video, I’ll try to give you a few tips to support you, as for the first time most of us are working remotely from home…
Supporting YOU During #Socialdistancing
Dear Leaders, please lead by example. Demonstrate #resilience We will support our community…
What Is The Difference Between Coaching, Mentoring And Consulting ?
Coaching, mentoring and consulting are 3 different things ! Yet they are so often mingled…
What do we offer in Leadership, how do we drive change and what makes us different !
What do we offer in Leadership, how do we drive change and what makes us different …
This is Rise & Lead ! We challenge boundaries !
Leaders mould the world we live in. Supporting them in their leadership journey will ultimately make the world a better place …
Your next management appointment is fundamental
Your next management appointment is fundamental. Why ? Any managerial appointment is a financial investment towards the future Great Leadership …
Hybrid working : it’s time to test your agility
Pre-Covid 19, working at the physical workplace was the norm with 99% expecting to be there on a daily basis, while today more than 50% expect to spend their time remotely.
The role of corporate culture when designing change
In a world that is becoming increasingly complex, one of the ways to sustain change and manage uncertainty is by creating a corporate culture that matches your needs as a an organisation.
Saying thank you at work
Saying “Thank you” and “Please” in a meaningful way are one of the first few things we teach our children
Burnout, our role as leaders
With a permanent push to over-achieving, over-performing, over-working fueled by both the perception that pushing our limits in unprecedented ways
The Mini-Me syndrome : How aware are you of this blind spot ?
While for some of you Mini-Me might resonate with the name of the character played by Verne Troyer in the movie Austin Powers …
Great successes come from having the freedom to fail
Quite often we hear, don’t be afraid to fail, be afraid of not trying. It’s about getting out there and doing it.
How do you combine vulnerability together with leadership?
Combining vulnerability together with leadership is probably one of the most challenging things to do for a leader…
How to plan ahead and make decisions during uncertain times ?
For the last weeks, a lot of us have been operating on a day to day basis. One step at a time, waiting to hear back from our respective
How do you decide to show up, serve and lead ?
It’s been a few weeks now that our world has been shaken. Unless we are an essential key worker, most of us are working from home while home …
Leading through crisis
Today we are all together facing the Unknown.
This fight against this coronavirus has united the world more than ever …
The power of the unconscious bias
Over the last decades, women have managed to achieve so much in the workplace and yet breaking the glass ceiling still seems to be a challenge…
What if we placed the heart at the centre of leadership?
Today, men and women around the world are opening their hearts by celebrating those closest to them with extravagant acts of love…
You Are the Message
We tend to forget that the body is delivering as well the message. Teams make meaning out of the way you are…
The power of interference
One of my biggest Aha moments in 2019 was when I read this equation:
“Performance = Potential – Interference” …
Vulnerability & the power of Authenticity
Vulnerability in Western cultures is often perceived as a weakness, an open door to a potential attack by others who can then easily target us and hurt us…
In this episode, Asra speaks openly of her transition from her secure role as a Managing Director to becoming an entrepreneur…
How are leaders today leading with authenticity?
‘Introducing Asra Abdulaziz joining us from United Kingdom to talk about leadership and Leadership …
ASRA ABDULAZIZ WAS INVITED TO THE BRAND CALLED YOU ON JAN 14, 2021
‘The Brand Called You’ is a platform that brings you Leadership Lessons, Knowledge, Experience and Wisdom …