Leadership blog

Teaming innovation
A new fluid and agile team paradigm is emerging in the 21st century is compelling groups and teams to work more like an improvisational jazz ensemble rather than as a conducted static orchestra. This is because work frequently occurs now...
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Cultivating Innovation Agility
In a Forbes article, “What Innovation is, and isn’t” by Rob Preston, from Oracle, suggested that consumers are suffering a bout of “innovation fatigue.” He presented data from communications firm, Ketchums’ new Innovation Kernel study, which attempted to figure out...
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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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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.  Whilst it was a very comprehensive and multi faceted model, that...
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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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