Whether you lead a small team, a larger team, or an entire organisation, self-reflection is crucial for improving your leadership mindset, appreciating the impact you're having on those around you, and for planning the next phase of your journey.
With the change and uncertainty out there, leaders need to approach each day with a growth mindset, training their brains to make slower, more logical and deliberate decisions.
You might find yourself in situations where your ability to lead in the moment is tested. This involves observing, thinking, processing, and acting in the moment.
Employees want to know what their career paths look like. Career development should become a natural part of an organisation’s culture, but it can’t always be the case.
Self-motivation is identifying your purpose, taking pride in and feeling passionate about seeking challenges, and the relentless pursuit of learning and professional development.
At a high level, self-regulation is about displaying predictable and calming behaviour in front of team members, regardless of external challenges.
Self-awareness is cited as the most important capability for leaders to develop. It’s about knowing your emotions, strengths, weaknesses and values, and their impact on others.
Emotional Intelligence is a critical leadership capability. The ability to perceive your own and others' emotions; to understand the signals, whilst managing them successfully.
When operating under a remote or hybrid model, ensuring positive and transparent team dynamics and striving for easier and more effective team conversations is a priority for leaders.
Perhaps you feel your career has been a series of lucky breaks, you were in the right place at the right time or promoted into your leadership role by fluke. You're not alone.


Using determination, reflection, and ambition to ignite passion in your team can help to drive results and drive career planning. Determination involves setting clear goals and working towards them with a strong sense of purpose. Reflection involves regularly taking time to reflect on your team’s progress and identify areas for improvement. Ambition involves setting high goals and striving to achieve them.

By fostering determination, reflection, and ambition in your team, you can help to create a culture of drive and passion that will inspire team members to achieve their best work.