Putting climate at the heart of our leadership and business

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Climate change has been heavily politicised, and as such has polarised us as a community. In the end though, we all want the same thing: lives full of connection to family and friends, satisfying work, and a clean environment in which to live healthy lives. My own research has put me in contact with people ...

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Riding the wave of change

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Constant change can feel overwhelming and there are little shifts in our ways of thinking that can produce big changes in the outcomes we achieve. We can ride the wave of change instead of being dumped by it!

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A story of courage, responsibility and trust within the exec team

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Historically, executive teams are often the last to be true teams. Yet, to be a true team where collaboration is strong and mutual accountability is evident, sets the cultural tone for an organisation that supports the same values throughout. An organisation that has the capacity to be innovative and adaptable.

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From co-operation to collaboration

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A common theme with my clients at present is the desire and need to get their employees collaborating. Organisations everywhere are seeking better performance, increased levels of creativity and innovation, and a reduction in functional silos.   Collaboration is a step further along from co-operation, which is what most workplaces achieve. Collaboration means people co-designing solutions together ...

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5 Change Myths That Need Busting

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Sam and I have been writing a chapter for a book with a systems thinking perspective on organisational change, and we are tackling the notion and practice of emergent change. So, I’m thinking a lot about change and thought I would share a few ideas with you that may provoke your thinking as you endeavour ...

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How can we nurture visions?

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I often talk about leadership as the art of facilitating energy: and I mean your energy and that of others. A short time ago, I facilitated a conversation amongst some of the Arts community. I am not at liberty to say what the project is, but as I prepared for this high-level conversation, I was mindful ...

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How are you harnessing the power of bringing people together?

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We have had the pleasure of working with a group of team leaders and supervisors within a high-tech business for the last year. As the program draws to a close, I have been reflecting on what changes we have helped to initiate, and what delivered the most significant change for the participants and the organisation. ...

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