Wilful Silence

This month, I want to talk about a hard topic: the catalogue of leaders in every field – business, politics, the church, sport – who stand trial, or have been found guilty of abuse within their institutions of power. All falling from grace like toy soldiers. Yet what is worse, and always much worse than […]

Enjoy the Process

Last time we wrote about the importance of setting specific goals, and this month’s blog offers an important caveat. When I am energised by a goal I am seeking, a project I am passionate about, and I have the bit between my teeth, I have a tendency to want to mow down every inefficient force along […]

Be Dreamers of the Day

“What are you day-dreaming about?” I asked my 8 year-old son, after his teacher said he was sometimes off in his own world in class.  Pleased to be asked, and counting on his fingers, he listed 7 different day-dreams that recur throughout the day.  They ranged from thinking about Rey and Leia, our beautiful pet bunny rabbits, […]

How healthy are your relationships?

If you have been on a journey with us during this season, you will be familiar by now with the 5 Gears and what they stand for. Here is a reminder: If you need a quick ten-minute summary, please find it here. In this episode, we concentrate on Gears 2&3 the connect and social modes. […]

The Perfect Message for Perfectionists

Anyone struggle with perfectionist tendancies? There is a lot that’s not perfect at the moment… How well our technology is working, our summer plans awry, the state of the house… And if I go deeper, there’s my assessment of myself as a friend (needs improvement), and whether my kids will be harmed long-term by my […]

How are your energy levels?

We hope you enjoyed our last video all about the 5 Gears in lockdown.  If you haven’t seen it yet, please find it here.  In this week’s episode, we concentrate on Gear 1: the rest and recharge gear.  How are your energy levels?    Adapting to the social restrictions we are experiencing also means finding new ways to recharge, so we […]

5 Gears in lock-down

Here is a summary of the 5 Gears – please read this before you watch the video As a car needs 5 gears for different speeds of driving, so we need different gears to help us organise our time at home in a way that keeps us and our relationships happy and healthy.  Read the […]

Discover Your Leadership Voice Workshop – February

Laura and James Mears from Salmon Swimming speaking at launch event

If you would like to know more about the 5 voices system, and discover how it can impact your team and individual leadership, you are invited to sign up for the following taster event, using the link below. Hope to see you there! https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/discover-your-leadership-voice-tickets-86811213677

Launch Event Photos

Laura and James Mears from Salmon Swimming speaking at launch event

Thank you so much to those who came to our launch event, We hope you enjoy these photos!

Free Leadership Taster Workshop

7:30pm, Thursday 18 July Do you want to become a leader worth following? This is a chance to discover your leadership voice. We will also be celebrating our new venture and sharing our vision for Salmon Swimming.