Your ego and the transition to leadership

Your ego and the transition to leadership

My series of talks with Paul, co-founder of Maniphesto, continues on the topic of your ego and the transition to leadership. We talk about fear responses, rewriting your ego story, the frustrations when leaders report to managers, how to get started on the journey from manager to leader, and more. Maniphesto is the European umbrella organisation for men’s work and we’ve …

Every day courage

Everyday courage

Paul Lloyd Robson, co-founder of Maniphesto, and I talk about courage. We talk about the Avengers, courage atrophy, ego stories, social attributes, and how you can’t escape spirituality. Maniphesto is the European umbrella organisation for men’s work and we’ve just launched mentoring to support men, check it out here. TRANSCRIPT FREDRIK We are typically so preoccupied with what I call social …

vulnerability life leadership

Vulnerability, life and leadership

I had a talk with Paul Lloyd Robson, the co-founder of Maniphesto, about vulnerability in life and leadership and how it relates to weakness, integrity and courage. I share my perspective on why vulnerability is a critical component to engage others on your journey. Maniphesto is the European umbrella organisation for men’s work and I share how my work with leaders …

The secret to finding your passion

A serene background, like a beach, a sunset or a perfect looking human reaching their hands towards the sky and an overlay text: “Follow your passion!” I’ve had enough of that so I decided to take deeper look into what it actually means and how it can be done. My discovery on the topic of passion and purpose is simple …

In Flames Alias

In Flames – Alias

It’s amazing how music can completely turn around any mood. This is one of my goto songs to recharge my batteries, fire me up and get on with it. Strong melody and epic guitar riffs packaged in power by Gothenburg band In Flames. Enjoy!

Reinventing organizations

Reinventing Organizations

The last 40 yrs of research into the psychology of motivation clearly shows that the prevailing model of organisations is devastating for employee engagement. Daniel Pink summarises it in his book Drive where he states that the three keys to employee engagement is Purpose, Mastery and Autonomy. Laloux’s book Reinventing Organisations but this in an organisational context and this video …

The Fourth Industrial Revolution

The Fourth Industrial Revolution

We’re in the early stages of the Fourth Industrial Revolution which is the amalgamation of the digital, physical and biological systems. At the core of this is that it changes us and how we interact with the world and with that I believe we’ll see a shift towards a new economic model that focuses on maximising human well-being instead of …

social attributes

Are you hiding behind your social attributes?

You are not the title on your business card, the car you drive, the exotic vacations, the clothes you wear. But it’s so common to prop up your identify with social attributes, especially now with social media and people caring more about getting the perfect selfie from the beach vacation than actually enjoying the beach vacation. Who are you without all our …