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29th August 2017

Who do you think you are? And why does it matter?

Who do you spend most of your time thinking about? How much of your inner dialogue is taken up with reviewing what you said / what they said / what you and they will say / what they might think of...

Posted by Jefferson Cann

25th August 2017

10 Imperatives you Must Consider before Leadership Development

We are all unique individuals – the way you lead most effectively will differ from the way others lead, The quality of your Leadership is determined by the quality ofyour Awareness of and your...

Posted by Jefferson Cann

2nd May 2017

The Empowerment of Women and Positive Social Evolution in Disney’s “Frozen”

Anyone with children or grandchildren under 12 years will know of “Frozen” and has probably joked about being driven insane by that song! What is often not understood is that the film may be one...

Posted by Jefferson Cann

6th March 2017

How to Resolve Conflicts – A Practical Exercise for Teams and Individuals

The first casualty of a conflict situation is the very thing that lies at the heart of good relationships – listening.  At these times it is not only that we don’t want to hear the other party – we...

Posted by Jefferson Cann

6th March 2017

Learn from the Best Example of Emotionally Intelligent Leadership

Heard of Emotional Intelligence (EI)?  Done the course?  Ever seen a great example of all six EI Leadership styles illustrated in five minutes?  In the course of my work I have looked high and low...

Posted by Jefferson Cann

5th January 2017

WHY AUTHENTICITY IS GOOD FOR THE BOTTOM LINE!

We are all told that individual development supports organisational performance, and it seems intuitively right. But sometimes it is difficult to see just how it is so, and especially when you are...

Posted by Jefferson Cann

15th April 2015

How Can I Deal with Atrocities?

When we are confronted with appalling massacres and atrocities such as those in the Middle East and Africa most recently, what are we meant to do? It can be very difficult to understand how to relate...

Posted by Jefferson Cann

13th February 2015

5 Steps to bring your Organisational Values Alive!

When we look at quantifying how well values are lived within an organisation, we immediately run into the issue of trying to understand one dimension - i.e. an individual’s subjective experience of...

Posted by Jefferson Cann

28th November 2014

No Judgement, No Conflict?

Judgement creates conflict. We know this from our own experience - recognise these scenarios?: You start off having a positive exploratory conversation and end up in an argument defending a position...

Posted by Jefferson Cann

25th November 2014

Trust Everyone 100%, 100% of the time!

When I say I trust, or don’t trust, someone, what am I actually saying? What is it that I am trusting or not trusting? Trust is one of the fundamental aspects of the relationship between leaders and...

Posted by Jefferson Cann

25th November 2014

Simple Question: What’s Your Purpose?

It sounds simple enough: but what is your purpose? Surprisingly, many of us seem to have no idea. We might say our purpose is to earn enough money to pay the bills. Or maybe much more. So what’s...

Posted by Nigel Linacre

25th November 2014

What If You Could Feel Good For No Reason?

Right here, right now. Without anything out there having to change at all. Just because your feelings are yours. This may sound fantastic. Many of us believe we can only feel good when everything is...

Posted by Nigel Linacre

24th November 2014

Purpose saves you Time and Energy – as well as giving Meaning!

"We are all unique manifestations of humanity, wherever we think humanity may come from ... The purpose of our time here is to real-ise - to make real - that uniqueness, and to give it to the world...

Posted by Jefferson Cann

19th November 2014

How I Stopped Worrying And Danced With Life

As a teenager I was hospitalized for gut pains. They said it might be my appendix, ulcers, my colon, IBS. The truth was I was worrying in a big way about what felt like everything. If the Olympics...

Posted by Nigel Linacre

23rd October 2013

Another Way to View Leadership in 3-Dimensions

Download this Powerpoint for another way to view leadership in 3-Dimensions: Space, Time and Being...

Posted by Nigel Linacre

28th March 2012

Remember, we are human beings, not human doings!

  Remember, we are human beings, not human doings! One of the most difficult things to remember when you are the leader of a company or team is that what you want to say matters far less than what ...

Posted by Jefferson Cann

1st November 2011

A New Map of Leadership

The information age calls for leadership to be distributed within organisations. An abundance of information requires local leadership and decision-making. We want to make it easier for people to...

Posted by Nigel Linacre

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