Leadership

Are you ready to Pivot?

‘In times of great change, the learners will inherit the Earth while those attached to old certainties will find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.’ Eric Hoffer. Being ready to ‘pivot’ requires a different mindset, a different resolve even. It is a choice between old and new story.  As…

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The Art of Seeing

One Sunday evening, I came upon a wonderful documentary about an exhibition being curated for The Met, New York featuring Chinese fashion and artefacts over the generations. The documentary focussed on the planning stages of the exhibition with the New York based curator and his engagement with key Chinese designers who were supplying the costumes,…

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Leadership Inside-Out: Compassionate Courage

Monica Sharma, M.D., an international expert and practitioner on leadership development for sustainable and equitable change, talks of the need for a conscious full-spectrum model which simultaneously solves problems, shifts systems and creates new patterns sourced from individual inner capacity and transformational leadership. She calls this compassionate courage. What seems to be apparent is that…

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Simplicity and Complexity

Simplicity does not precede complexity, but follows it. ~ Alan Perlis ~ How do we know when we are bumping up against edges of complexity? … Normally, when our old and trusted ways of doing things no longer work as well, or not at all. Most leaders admit that there is an uncomfortable, growing gap between…

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