PODCAST - No way home with Julia Kerr Henkel

No way home with Julia Kerr Henkel (Working Women's Wealth, interview by Lisa Linfield): https://workingwomenswealth.com/144-no-way-home-with-julia-kerr-henkel/ Remember that game where you had to pick an object to bring with you if you were to be…


Don’t miss the mark on empathy, says Julia Kerr Henkel, MD of Lumminos

Empathy is the skill of the future to create greater belonging and cohesion, she says. We all tend to think of ourselves, perhaps somewhat generously, as being empathetic – maybe even great listeners. But are you really? What does it take to be…


Why is strong EQ and SQ so important in the workplace?

Firstly, what is EQ and what is SQ? Emotional quotient (EQ) is the capability of individuals to recognise their own emotions and those of others, to be able to discern between different feelings and label them appropriately, use emotional…


5C’s That Pave the Way to Clarity, Delegation and Strategic Decision Making

Have you ever found yourself in a team meeting or taking a brief from a client and you notice you’re struggling to get to the core of the request? Perhaps an issue has arisen that requires further analysis, or an opportunity presents itself that…


How to create meaningful and lasting change in your team

I once saw a cartoon of a leader standing at the front of a large auditorium addressing his staff. He posed one question: Who here wants change? All hands in the packed audience shot up. He then posed a second question:Who here wants to change? Not…


PODCAST - Dealing with Shame

Dealing with Shame with Julia Kerr Henkel. Listen here at Manned Up Conversations: https://podcasts.apple.com/za/podcast/manned-up-conversations/id1577544009?i=1000543056366 In this episode, I speak to Julia Kerr Henkel about Dealing With Shame.…


Is it the thief of time? Understanding why you procrastinate

The tendency to procrastinate is a problem for many people. The solution to overcome procrastination can be simple and with practice, the method can become second nature. People often procrastinate when a task is associated with a negative emotion…


Understanding motivation in ourselves and others

We often see self-motivation as a desirable trait in ourselves and others, and yet it can also be somewhat elusive, especially when we’re overwhelmed or easily distracted, and it can be difficult to harness and encourage in others. Motivation comes…


Feedback to move forward – a guideline to having those tough conversations

While many would agree that giving and receiving feedback in the workplace is important and necessary, it can feel really uncomfortable, possibly even leading to avoidance. However, avoidance is not the answer, especially when there are recurring…


The courage to REST – a toolkit to manage perspective

We cannot control our environment. We tend to allow our external circumstances to dictate our internal wellbeing and behaviour, which can be disempowering and unproductive. Since we can only control our perspective of our environment, the…