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95. Leadership and The Body

In a culture where the body is largely viewed as just something that is needed to carry the brain around, the title 'leadership and the body' probably sounds a bit strange. You may use your body on the football pitch, or dancing, or going for a walk, but what has it got to do with leadership? Well, read on! 'Somatic awareness is how we become centred, present and capable of seeing and responding to opportunities for behavioural choice' Doug Silsbee, coach and author of Presence-based Coaching A couple of weeks ago I attended a workshop on Leadership Embodiment. It was run by Michele Seymour (www.balancematters.com) who has been coaching leaders for many years in the art of engagi