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How Thriving Teams Reframe Conflict

How Thriving Teams Reframe Conflict

Now more than ever we need conflict in teams. Good and bad ideas alike, tossed around, embraced, debated, built upon and re-formed resulting in an idea, concept or solution that no individual could have come up with. This is the essential ingredient of innovation. The...

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Attention Leaders: Conditions Of Re-Entry

Attention Leaders: Conditions Of Re-Entry

As many organisations contemplate a return to the physical workspace, new questions are arising from staff and leaders alike. One thing is for sure: we are not returning to the workplaces that we left! Pre-COVID, flexible working arrangements have been on the agenda...

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What Was Hidden Is Now Able To Be Seen

What Was Hidden Is Now Able To Be Seen

Often we work and meet without being aware of important elements that are hidden from view or that we are not seeing or hearing. Hidden elements can be strong undercurrents that detract from what we intend or how those around us perform, without us knowing about them....

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Out Of The Fire

Out Of The Fire

As a massive ‘Game of Thrones’ fan, the image of Daenerys emerging out of the ashes unscathed having hatched her baby dragons in fire, inspired me to reflect on the immense opportunity in front of leaders right now, amidst the COVID-19 chaos. I think of this scene,...

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Building Creative Capacity in Reactive Times

Building Creative Capacity in Reactive Times

At Leading Well, our commitment to Wellbeing sits at the centre of all we do. We appreciate that during this period of uncertainty the health and wellbeing of your people is uppermost as many of our clients move to implement response plans and remote working solutions...

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Befriending emotion, a break-through for self-leadership

Befriending emotion, a break-through for self-leadership

Does emotion enable you? As Leading Well practitioners we are constantly reflecting on and looking to improve our approach to enhancing both performance and well-being together. In my own practice, I have been focusing particularly on becoming more at ease with the...

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What does Systemic Leadership look like?

What does Systemic Leadership look like?

Systemic leadership – a term featuring in leadership press more and more … and typically in a discussion that also features the leadership challenge and current reality that is VUCA – Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity. Apparently, a Systemic Leader is...

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Remembering Rosie

Remembering Rosie

Culture is about the human stories that shape who we become together at work. It cannot be constructed or fabricated. It’s already there, alive in the hearts of those who make it happen each day . I recently attended The Thriving Workplace event at Atlassian on how...

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