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Coming through…

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In this summer of ‘Glasgow 2014’ commonwealth games, I was watching athletics on television one recent Sunday afternoon. Between events, the commentators were celebrating great achievements from the past, including Jonathan Edwards’ world record triple jump in 1995. Edwards, who was anchoring the programme, was asked about his experience by one of his colleagues. In his response I noticed the words ‘coming through me’.

My ears pricked up: we use this phrase in Leadership Embodiment to describe centre, a state of ease and ‘flow’, also referred to as ‘being in the zone’. (more…)