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Connecting with Workmates

Connecting with Workmates

Over recent months, I have had to sort through my parents’ possessions.  Together my wife and my sister, it has really opened up my eyes to their life to date.  They needed to move into aged care late last year and as a result we needed to clear their home and prepare...
Managing Ourselves

Managing Ourselves

What should my contribution be? Address three distinct elements: What does the situation require? Given my strengths, my way of performing, and my values.  How can I make the greatest contribution to what needs to be done? And finally, What results have to be achieved...
Embracing Negative Capability

Embracing Negative Capability

Embracing our Negative Capability Managing a business today is fundamentally different than it was just 30 years ago. The most profound difference, we’ve come to believe, is the level of complexity people have to cope with.  Sargut & McGrath When you think a...
Resilience

Resilience

​We often take a militaristic, “tough” approach to resilience and grit. We imagine a Marine slogging through the mud, a boxer going one more round, or a football player picking himself up off the turf for one more play. We believe that the longer we tough it out, the...
Getting Called Out

Getting Called Out

Getting Called Out – a key to success? Everybody loves feedback . . . as long as it’s positive.  But most of us dislike negative feedback so much that we’ve even changed the name — it’s not negative, it’s constructive.  Still, it’s an irreplaceably valuable gift. ...