Leadership blog

TAKING PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY – CREATING THE LINE OF CHOICE
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In our last blog, Taking personal responsibility - going back to leadership basics, we described how people’s personal power is diminished when they don’t take personal responsibility for the impact of their behaviours and actions and the results they cause....
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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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GET COMFORTABLE WITH BEING UNCOMFORTABLE
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It’s been a tough two years for everyone since the COVID-19 crisis began. Some of us have been hit very, very hard, by the impact of the pandemic exacerbated by the rate of exponential change. As result, many of us...
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DEVELOPING 21ST-CENTURY SUPERPOWERS FOR LEADERS AND TEAMS
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According to McKinsey & Co, in a recent article The new roles of leaders in 21st-century organizations they say that the focus of leaders, in traditional organisations, is to maximize value for shareholders. To do this effectively, they say that...
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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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EFFECTING TRANSFORMATIONAL CHANGE AND LEARNING
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I was privileged to attend one of the first Theory U; Presencing Leadership for Profound Innovation and Change Workshops presented by the Sloane School of Management, in Boston in 2008. This means that I have been able to observe, engage...
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DEVELOPING A HUMAN-CENTRIC FUTURE-FIT FOCUS
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In a recent article “Organizing for the future: Nine keys to becoming a future-ready company” McKinsey and Co, suggested that the Covid-19 pandemic has added to the pressure to change that has been growing for many years, which is now...
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DISRUPT YOURSELF, TEAM AND ORGANISATION
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As we move towards the beginning of a new year in the cycle of seasonal changes, here in Melbourne, Australia, it is summer, a time for accelerating growth. It is also a time for harvesting new ideas from our feelings,...
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Responding to COVID-19 and future challenges
Responding to COVID-19 and future challenges
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In our blog “Leading and Managing Transitional Change” we described how leaders could help their people to transition through the fears and challenges they are experiencing as a result of the disruptive COVID-19 pandemic, by cultivating their mental toughness. This...
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