Video: July 2017 Program Insights

In July we held our second Hooked on Leadership of the year at the beautiful Ocean View Estates and here's a little snippet of what we got up to with the best leadership facilitators in town - Fez & Red. Our next program is on 20 & 21 September, please get in touch if...

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Introducing Huckleberry Horse!

All of us at Hooked on Leadership would like to introduce you to Huckleberry Horse, or Huck for short. Huck is our newest team member and helps out Big Red and Fezzy with their social media commitments while they're stuck in the paddock. He's also going to be...

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Acting in spite of fear or worry

Everyone on the planet is managing three fears every moment of every day: The fear of not belonging The fear of not being good enough The fear of not being loved And we do more to avoid pain than we do to seek out pleasure. So we play it safe, stay in our comfort...

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Managing our emotional state as leaders

93% of what we communicate is unconscious, and interestingly horses pick up on this so acutely which is why we use them as Leadership Facilitators in Hooked on Leadership! Only 7% of our communication is due to the words we use, the rest is body language (55%) and...

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Meeting our needs resourcefully

Understanding our Core Needs come from the great Tony Robbins, and we use these all the time in Hooked on Leadership. According to Tony we each have six core needs as human beings: There are three levels – certainty versus variety, significance versus love and...

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Fake it till you make it?

In Hooked on Leadership we develop the three tenets of leadership – Certainty, Presence and Service. I was asked recently ‘How do I choose presence over fear?’ and it reminded me of one of the key messages we landed on together at the end of one of our ‘Hooked On...

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Why do we use horses?

The horse is a mirror. Sometimes you will like what you see – and sometimes you won’t. Horses give us the opportunity to change that reflection for the better. BUCK BRANNAMAN At the beginning of March we ran our first Hooked on Leadership course for 2017, and each of...

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You can lead a horse to water… how it all started

  Big Red stared at me, his handsome head held high, cocky rump out to one side. He was daring me to challenge him to straighten up and face me in a perpendicular position.  I pointed at his back end, the signal to face up. A nostril flare and nothing. I walked...

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