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TAKING PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY – GOING BACK TO LEADERSHIP BASICS
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I was first introduced to the principle of Taking Personal Responsibility when I attended a number of experiential workshops facilitated by Robert Kiyosaki who is now well known globally as the successful entrepreneurial author of the “Rich Dad Poor Dad” book series....
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INNOVATING THROUGH CONSTRAINTS AND ADVERSITY
It’s been almost two and a half years since the Covid-19 pandemic shifted most of us to working virtually and remotely which seriously disrupted most of our business-as-usual behaviours and learning habits. Interestingly, this disrupted our habitual unconscious safety and...
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RE-THINKING FOR A NEW AGE
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In our last blog, we proposed, rather than living in a world where everyone hates to fail, why not adopt a rethink, respond, regroup, thrive pattern, and experience failure as an opportunity for change, unlearning, and re-thinking? Adopting this approach...
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EVERYONE HATES TO FAIL – WHY DO YOU?
If you have ever had a significant setback, made a serious mistake, or failed at completing an important task, you will have experienced some kind of deep emotional and visceral, largely unconscious, negative, reactive response to it.  By becoming passively...
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BEING PLAYFUL AND EXPERIMENTAL TO CREATE AND INNOVATE
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Growing up in the fashion industry, in 1980’s Paris, I forged an exciting global career and experienced, first hand, a diverse range of the most amazingly innovative fashion presentations ever.  It was the dawn of an explosive era where fashion...
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Creating high-performing and faster-moving teams
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It seems that every meeting I went to recently, and almost every person I spoke to, mentioned the new book, from the authors of How Google Works – The Trillion Dollar Coach. I dutifully ordered it and once I had...
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How can we prepare people for a future we cannot predict?
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As many of us are aware, we are living in an era of extreme rapid & continuous change, driven largely by the technological leaps of the Digital Age. These are impacting exponential shifts in customers' needs, priorities, preferences & expectations...
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Cultivating a Fail Fast Culture
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In last month’s blog, What does it mean to cultivate a fail fast organizational culture we shared what typically happens when people experience failure, and how important it is to uncouple people’s fears about failure and to support and enable...
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Accelerating learning pathways to innovate and change
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Having failed to successfully engage, train and retain a few millennials in my global innovation culture consulting, education and coaching business, I hit the proverbial pause button, and asked myself, why isn’t it working out? As a seasoned corporate educator...
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Innovation coaching to effect transformation
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The business playing field has changed and will keep on changing, in ways that we cannot yet imagine. Uncertainty and instability are the key drivers of the business game, and our coaching clients are challenged by a diverse range of...
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