Posts tagged adaptive leadership
What’s Your Relationship with Success? (And Why This Is More Important That Any ‘Success Strategy’!)

At the heart of being successful is a paradox. It’s a paradox that the most successful people I know have solved, although they may not be aware of it. And it’s the paradox that keeps those of us who are feeling frustrated about our success fro achieving everything we want.

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The Ultimate Answer to Every ‘how to’ Question

What’s the difference between a simple question that we google or that we ask a friend and move on, and those thorny questions that we chew around in our head for a long time, ask people for advice on, and yet never move forward? Let’s look at a practical solution…

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Why You’ll Never Find the ‘Perfect’ Information (no matter how hard you search)

We’re so used to being bombarded with the ‘right’ way to do things (eat, sleep, exercise, work, parent, teach…) that we think the solution is always to look for more information. What if there was an easier way? And a more effective way…?

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Poverty Isn’t the Problem

When we give to others, when we share our riches with those less well-off, what are we really giving? Is it about the money? Yes, to a degree, but perhaps there’s also another way to look at this so that we can all make a larger difference in everyday ways…

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Androids, Electric Sheep and Perpetual Motion: Life Lessons from Philip K Dick

This quote from Philip K Dick struck me as we prepared to see the movie Bladerunner… A quote about the nature of chaos and the human spirit of resilience and creativity that flows with it and makes something new from it.

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Confidence, Courage and Conviction: a Conversation on How to Be Brave in Any Situation

“I used to be super-reflective on all the reasons I couldn’t do something…” Sound familiar? Talking ourselves out of something? Listen in to hear a brilliant interview about confidence, courage and conviction…

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Asking for Advice and Why We Look in the Wrong Place

It’s so common for clients and friends to come to us with questions that look like they have a real answer, and it’s easy for us to give it. But what if we’re doing more of a disservice than we know? What else can we do when someone is asking for advice (works for us too!)

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Worst Advice Ever? Scenario Planning, Game of Thrones Style

Should you live life hedging your bets, acting as if everyone is your enemy, or free-flowing, like the swallows in flight outside my window? Let’s have a look what advice Game of Thrones has to offer…

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Focus On the Person, Not the Label

We don’t realise how much we put people in boxes—personality type, political affiliation, what business niche you’re in, or industry, or occupation… And what damage is this doing to our relationships? Read on to find out more…

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Where in Your Life Are You Waiting for 'One Day'?

What does the TV show ‘What Not to Wear’ have to do with creating transformational change? And how can we solve the age-old problem of waiting for ‘one day’ in our lives. Read on to find out more…

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