Global Options

Episode: 10

Leading from Love

Karen Macmillan

About This Episode:

This really important episode with therapist Karen Macmillan explores what happens to the child and to the adult when someone is brought up in an institution without love.

Released on: 2022-05-26

Episode: 9

Leading from Love

Stefan Cantore

About This Episode:

Here I talk with Stefan Cantore about how we are often ‘mini machines’ and the way that love is a radical and powerful (and necessary) disruptor in our organisations.

Released on: 2022-05-01

Episode: 8

Leading from Love

Megan Peppin

About This Episode:

In this months episode of Leading with Love, Helena is joined by Megan Peppin. Among a variety of topics, Helena and Meg explore the concept of “when I feel heard, I feel loved" and how that can impact organisations.

Released on: 2022-04-04

Episode: 7

Leading from Love

David Cousins

About This Episode:

I am joined by David Cousins, a senior leader at IBM, to discuss leading from love – and how that’s difficult to do when you're dealing with 'the noise of the machine'. We also explore how and when David realised that he did in fact lead from love.

Released on: 2022-02-28

Episode: 6

Leading from Love

Catherine Newell

About This Episode:

I am joined by the extraordinary Catherine Newell, a shadow work coach and group facilitator. For me, Catherine epitomises love-in-action, and we talk about how her parenting a severely autistic son has meant she has got to know love in ALL its forms.

Released on: 2022-01-22

Episode: 5

Leading from Love

Dr Karen Blakeley

About This Episode:

In this episode I talk to Dr Karen Blakeley, the former Head of Responsible Management at Winchester Business School and the author of the book Leading with Love, about how leadership is a sacred trust and that power can dilute love within organisations.

Released on: 2021-11-30

Episode: 4

Leading from Love

Dr James Traeger

About This Episode:

This conversation is with Dr James Traeger, a long time colleague and friend, where we explore whether love is more of process than a ‘thing’ and how having a Director of Love would be the worst thing possible for an organisation.

Released on: 2021-11-28

Episode: 3

Leading from Love

Gavin Bate

About This Episode:

This conversation is with Gavin Bate, Mountain and Expedition Leader. We explore parallels between outdoor and indoor leadership, with gems about how fear is the doorway for those of us wanting to be more loving in our responses.

Released on: 2021-11-28

Episode: 2

Leading from Love

Caron Bradshaw OBE

About This Episode:

With Caron Bradshaw OBE, CEO of the Charities Finance Group who talks about how love is not only gentle but in fact enables healthy and necessary ‘abrasive tension’ to be worked through well.

Released on: 2021-11-28

Episode: 1

Leading from Love

Naysan Firoozmand

About This Episode:

With Naysan Firoozmand, Head of Global Executive Coaching at Ashridge, where we talk about how leaders sometimes need to go beyond a sense of ‘professional care’ to something much more human, how the relational aspects of coaching are loving aspects.

Released on: 2021-11-28