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Future Fit: 30 Leadership lessons for Adaptive Leaders

Future Fit: 30 Leadership lessons for Adaptive Leaders

Tweet So, what kind of leader do you want to be – and what are you doing to ‘get there’? * Watch the first video of the series below if you want to jump in right away. These are important questions […]

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Change is hard – I’ll be ready tomorrow

Tweet Having breakfast with a CEO recently and talking about organisational change, he came out with the memorable line, “change is hard – I’ll be ready tomorrow”. It wasn’t a personal reference but rather the unspoken response he seems to […]

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Rubics cube letters

On Leadership: The not-so-simple matter of translation

Tweet Recently I had the privilege to attend a graduation ceremony. It was of course wonderful to see young people rewarded for years of hard work and was a forceful reminder of the importance of the academic contribution to our […]

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[Video] Driving Change in Big Companies


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Leadership Lessons from the World Cup

Tweet The FIFA World Cup in Brazil, which began on 12th June 2014 and reaches its climax with the final being played on 13th July 2014, has enraptured much of the world, with breathtaking goals and exciting football. Are there […]

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Keith Coats on Adaptive Leadership

[Video]: Keith Coats on leadership adaptability and resilience

Tweet Here is a recording from a presentation our resident leadership expert, Keith Coats, did on adaptive leadership, resilience and leadership development. It’s just an excerpt, so for the full context, we recommend reading details of The Connection Economy and […]

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On Leadership: Failure Guaranteed – sometime, somewhere, somehow.

Tweet There is a remarkable cricket statistic than not many who love the game would believe or even dream possible. Yet it is. Amongst all who play the game internationally, having your name inscribed at Lords Cricket Ground, the home […]

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Career Conversations

Tweet The world of work provides us with many choices. We can choose our employer and the duration that we want to work for that employer. We can choose to join the entrepreneurial trend and be our own boss. As […]

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Reclaiming the Village: 4 Lessons from the San Bushmen

Tweet In his amazing book Future Primal, Louis Herman, a professor of political science at the University of Hawaii-West O’ahu, articulates how we should respond to our converging crisis of violent conflict, political corruption, and global ecological devastation. Herman’s sweeping […]

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The real China

China: “It’s not pretty but it’s the bloody reality”

Tweet I was listening to the head of a large multinational that have significant investments in China speak about the challenges and opportunities that is China. The one line that caught my attention? “It’s not pretty but it is the […]

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On Leadership: The glory of uncertainty

Tweet Leaders have traditionally been conditioned to be certain. Conditioned to know the answer and instill confidence in leading the way forward. After all, isn’t that exactly what good leadership is all about? Not necessarily. The problem with certainty is […]

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Bushman art

On Leadership: Chiefs as thin as the rest

Tweet The San Bushmen have no ‘Chiefs’. Every Bushman is considered “chief” over himself – or herself. This is strange for those accustomed to a society governed by hierarchy. In the unique Bushman societal structure there was a balance between […]

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