The Impact of Paradoxes on Leadership Success: Insights from a Real Systemic Coaching Practice

This morning, one of my clients shared the feedback she received from the Vice President of her company based in the United Arab Emirates. She was specifically congratulated for embracing paradoxes in her leadership role—a feat that seemed impossible just a few weeks ago and nearly led to disaster. My client had struggled with this … Read more

Transforming Mindsets from Victim to Victor: Lessons from Nelson’s Insightful Poem, “Autobiography in Five Short Chapters”

Transforming Mindsets from Victim to Victor: Lessons from Nelson’s Insightful Poem, “Autobiography in Five Short Chapters” In 2013, I came across a poem called “Autobiography in Five Short Chapters” by Nelson (1993). As a lover of systems thinking and someone committed to personal improvement, I was instantly captivated by its profound lessons on self-awareness, personal … Read more

From Dependency to Autonomy with “LeadLoom©”: Transformative Impact on Leaders and Teams

One aspect of my job that I cherish is the opportunity to collaborate with extraordinary individuals who are not only remarkably intelligent but also successful. A consistent pattern I’ve observed among them is their adoption of an “open door” policy. As servant leaders, they ensure they are accessible to others, including peers, direct reports, and … Read more

Building Healthy and Inspiring Relationships: Overview and Application of the Systemic “L-O-V-E” Model

Last week, I had the honour of being invited as a speaker at an international conference to discuss “Healthy and Inspiring Relationships”. It was a fantastic chance not just to ponder a socially significant topic, but also to structure the information in an educational and accessible manner. While relationships exist across all social contexts such … Read more

Elevating Your Executive Presence: From Stage Fright to Spotlight – Insights from Organisational Psychology

This week, I facilitated a workshop on Organisational and Executive Coaching (with a systemic touch, of course 😉) at King’s College London, where I serve as a Visiting Professor of Organisational Psychology. The participants were highly engaged, making the entire experience smooth and enjoyable. I was pleased to address many relevant questions, leading to several … Read more

Humble Leadership

From Ego to Eco: How Humble Leadership Is Changing the Game and Ten Evidence-Based Ideas on how to Develop it In today’s world of Mass Media, influencers, and big egos, Humble Leadership stands out as an essential quality. I was delighted to come across a recent meta-analysis on humble leadership (check out the reference and … Read more

A Year in Executive Coaching: Global Insights and Reflections from 2023

Reflecting on 2023 through the lens of my role as an executive coach – whilst momentarily setting aside my other hats as a group coach, team coach, facilitator, and consultant – I revisit the nearly 500 individual coaching sessions I’ve facilitated over the past year. What captures my attention? Much like in 2022, the mean … Read more

Unveiling the Power of Beginner’s Mind: Insights from a Father-Daughter Bonding Experience.

Unveiling the Power of Beginner’s Mind: Insights from a Father-Daughter Bonding Experience. This weekend, while playing with Gaia, she suggested we start drawing and painting. I asked her if she wanted me to draw and paint a dragon, and she said yes. Then, I asked her what she wanted to draw, and she pointed at … Read more

The Power of Rituals to ignite Transformation in Systemic Coaching: Insights from a Shamanic Drum Workshop

A few days ago, I had the incredible opportunity to participate in a special workshop entitled “Icaro: Drum´s Medicine” in the Catalan Countryside. During this workshop, I had the privilege of building my own shamanic drum under the guidance of a skilled master. The experience involved the full process of creation, including learning how to … Read more