I'm ready to level up!

The Lead On Purpose Blog

..............

Free Access to James' "Success Strategies" :

Join hundreds of subscribers! Get strategies every single week on how to be more productive, purposeful & fulfilled.

 
Unleash Your Inner Genius with Marc Allen

 
 
As a leader, it's critically important that you manage your self-talk and mindset. I had the privilege of interviewing the incredible Marc Allen to talk about mindset, and how our minds are the creators of our lives.
 
Marc co-founded New World Library with Shakti...
Continue Reading...
Leadership & High Performance with Professional Athlete, Andy Ellis

 
 
During my interview with Andy Ellis, we spoke about leadership, being authentically you and how to live a life with no regrets. 
 
 Andy Ellis is a professional rugby player, and formerly played with the All Blacks and Canterbury Crusaders. His high performance...
Continue Reading...
How to Discover Your Higher Truths as a Leader with Jonathan de Potter

Can plant medicine help leaders develop deeper levels of consciousness and awareness? Jonathan de Potter certainly believes so. Jonathan is the creator and host of the plant medicine retreat - Behold Retreats

 
Before talking with Jonathan, I knew of two leaders (both owners of...
Continue Reading...
How To Lead High-Performing Teams with Scott O'Neil

Leadership is our greatest hope of creating a future of connection, peace and opportunity. Having a leadership title is very different from leading and some of the greatest leader's I've met or coached, have been those who act from a place of selfless service. Recently, I interviewed the...

Continue Reading...
How to Handle Anxiety at Work with Chester Elton

Showing up to work with a broken arm is often easier than showing up with debilitating anxiety. For many employees, they find it incredibly difficult to talk to their supervisor or leader about their mental health challenges, out of fear and stigma. You’d think that the professional...

Continue Reading...
Modern Leadership Lessons with Steve Caradoc-Davies

It’s not every day that a CEO of a company with over 900 offices sits down and shares his inner workings, his leadership pillars and his approach to developing leaders within his organization. A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of having a leadership conversation with Steve...

Continue Reading...
Leadership starts with Identity

Leading others doesn't start with others, it starts with you. We are taught that leading others is all about inspiring, motivating and directing others to help us achieve a common-goal. Well, you can't leader others until you lead yourself. 

Self leadership is an area of business and sport...

Continue Reading...
Win Big By Saying No

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the amount of tasks you have to complete? Maybe your inbox seems to relentlessly fill up. Or your to-do list is never ending? If you're a high performer, then you'll likely put high expectations on yourself - it's one of those catch-22 scenarios. To achieve...

Continue Reading...
Striving for excellence? Manage Your Focus, not your time.

As a coach to high performers in sport and business, I often get asked about how I approach time management. I sat down with former CEO of Taco Bell, Greg Creed, last week and it really got me thinking again about the whole concept of time versus focus.

Regularly, people will get in touch and...

Continue Reading...
How to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence

In a world that is more connected than ever, in a digital sense, it seems that we are becoming more and more disconnected socially.  Anxiety and depression have sky-rocketed worldwide, even before the covid pandemic, with a reported 284 million people experiencing anxiety according...
Continue Reading...
How to Master Your Emotions

In life we sometimes respond to external stimuli in ways that don't sit well with us, or with those around us. Maybe you're at work and somebody criticises your work or challenges your honesty. How does that sit with you? Do you respond with poise and control, or does it get the blood boiling...

Continue Reading...
The Art of Self-Mastery

Learn about the art of self-mastery from one of South Africa's leading artists, Ari Hersch. In this weeks episode he shared his story about how he became an artist - and the journey of challenges and rewards. His humility shone through, and he said he doesn't feel like a master, and is...

Continue Reading...