Coaching blog

The interplay between innovation, creativity, and consciousness
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Innovation consulting can be a lonely place for a woman to play, especially in a conventional, male-oriented, and competitive marketplace like Melbourne is today. Making networking a key way of enhancing my intellectual, emotional and social capital, consciousness and creativity. ...
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Developing continuous learning
Last week, I went to a fantastically informative event, hosted by the Churchill Club, Melbourne.It was about “Developing the Tech Talent of the Future”. New technologies and shifting customer expectations are shifting the business game. In the same way, new...
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Invention and reinvention- The ImagineNation™ Manifesto
As we complete the very last activities involved in launching ImagineNation’s™ new branding strategy and stunning new website, there is a sense of deep accomplishment & interestingly, also a sense of profound relief. Reflecting on the nine-month bewildering & illuminating...
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Accelerating learning pathways
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 and...
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Innovation coaching to effect transformation
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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Generating Discovery for Innovation
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Just in case you haven’t seen the latest Star Trek movie yet, here is one of its key messages in generating discovery for innovation; “You know the greatest danger facing us is ourselves, an irrational fear of the unknown. But...
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Innovation requires experimentation
I wish I had known about Clayton Christensen’s research on living overseas as one of the three ways illustrating how innovation requires experimentation  to contribute to success before I relocated to the Middle East almost six years ago! “In fact,...
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Fear of failure, what drives it & how to deal with it?
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In the 2014 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Report more than 206,000 individuals were surveyed across 73 economies and 3936 national experts on entrepreneurship from 73 economies participated in the survey. GEM participant economies represent 72.4% of the world’s population and 90%...
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Changing questions changes the world!
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In the incredibly challenging process of compiling, collating and presenting the new ImagineNation MOOC (massive online open course) on innovative leadership, we created a new role for innovative managers and leaders as ‘disruptive provocateurs!’ One of their key skill-sets is...
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Leading and Coaching Innovation
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I recently caught up with a long term, highly successful and esteemed colleague who proudly shared with me her latest model for developing high performance leaders in global corporations.  It was a very comprehensive and multi faceted model, that clearly...
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