Leadership blog

Leading people in the imagination age
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Most of us are aware that the nature of work is changing. According to Singularity University, while emerging technologies may destroy many jobs, they will also create many new appealing ones. Widespread innovation, in the imagination age, will give birth...
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Developing collaborative leadership styles
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With a national election for a new Australian government about to take place in less than a weeks’ time, it raises key questions around the impact of collaborative, autocratic or competitive leadership styles. Causing many voters, like myself, to question...
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A disruptive world – new leadership capabilities
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Whether you are a company that wants to attract top talent or you are an individual who is trying to land your dream job, or an aspiring entrepreneur seeking to create a new business, it’s becoming clear that the future...
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Leveraging the “beautiful game” of effective teamwork and collaboration
Soccer – often referred to as the “beautiful game” – represents the best example of a sport with teams charged to perform their work under changing conditions. The best soccer teams in the world succeed by applying a mindset that...
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A new collaborative leadership model
We have all used metaphors to help explain things, including understanding the nature of change.  For many, this includes the use of the sports metaphor.  American football, for example, has been frequently used to explain how business works, what effective...
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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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Igniting a passionate purpose for innovation
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I was reminded recently “that you always teach what you most need to learn” so I am happily sharing a key learning from one of the amazing executive coaches on the current global Coach for Innovators Certified Program™. This is...
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Leadership role – leaders as connectors
Living in Israel for 6 years gave me the opportunity to experience me a range of challenging harsh realities, including - “if you don’t network, you don’t work”! Like many of us, I developed my consulting, learning and development business in...
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Leading innovation
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I have just returned from a significant and speedy trip down under to Australia, where I met with a small range of Compass Learning and ImagineNation™ clients and business associates. What excited energized and encouraged me enormously about being back...
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Leading and coaching through constructive conflict
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In a recent TED presentation, successful British multi business owner, Margaret Hefferman, talked about the need to "think together". She outlined how leaders,  coaches and teams can do this by daring to confront conflict and create conflict and disagreement as...
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