Bill Torbert as a guest in STaR Coaches podcast

Amara’s co-founder Bill Torbert had a guest appearance in the STaR Coaches podcast by Meg Rentschler in July 2022. Bill is a Leadership Professor Emeritus at Boston College and has spent his career leading, consulting, teaching, and researching. Meg offers strategies, tools and resources for professional coaches. Her passion to teach people to coach has led her to … Continued

ERDF supports Amara in creating a developmental self-assessment

We are pleased to announce that Amara’s new developmental self-assessment tool Shifting Horizons has received funding from the European Regional Development Fund. The funding has been provided for the further development, branding and commercialisation of Shifting Horizons.

The evolution of leadership culture

In this Amara article by Jason Harrison and Heidi Gutekunst, leadership behaviours are examined as the building blocks of organisational cultures. The three leadership cultures described build on one another in a developmental fashion, the later leadership cultures growing out of the earlier ones. Read the full article to learn how developing from leadership culture … Continued

Developing transformational leadership

“We can not predict the future but we can transform ourselves to better meet and shape it”  It’s probably fair to say that most of the world’s leaders are aiming to move their organisation from a current situation to something different in the future, to facilitate transformation in some shape or form. But facilitating true … Continued

Transformation through inquiry – a personal reflection

After taking part in the Transformation through inquiry webinar we hosted a while back with Bill Torbert, an Amara Associate Annette Hennessy wrote this beautiful reaction piece reflecting her own transformation journey in relation to Bill’s experiences and transformative moments. As you read on, we invite you to be open for inquiries about your own … Continued

The power of reflection in leadership

There is a critical path to develop as a leader. Crucially it includes being able to reflect on one’s thoughts, actions, and feelings. Reflection allows us to harness the power of our unconscious mind and helps us notice things we might otherwise ignore. In short, it develops better thinking and more timely action. In this blog post … Continued