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The 4 traits of resilient people – confidence

One of the topics I discuss in my upcoming book, Thriving in Change (working title), is the subject of resilient people. When we go through a change of any kind, our resilience (or lack thereof) can certainly be put to the test. But wouldn’t it be great to stand tall and brave the storm no […]

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The third stage of change

In my upcoming book, Thriving in Change (working title), one of the things I discuss are the many stages of change. In today’s blog, I want to give you an exclusive sneak peek at an excerpt from the book which deals with the third stage of change: the starting anew stage. Most people find that […]

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A look into what change really is

In case you haven’t heard the news, I’ll be releasing a book in the coming months called Thriving in Change (working title). To celebrate its release, I’ll be sharing sneak peeks of the book right here on the blog. First, let’s take a look at what change really is:   According to Kurt Lewin, change […]

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Why we must learn to cope with change at work

I’m thrilled to announce my upcoming book, Working Title: Thriving in Change, due out in the next few months. If you’re struggling with organisational change and finding it increasingly hard to cope with the relentless pace of change in your workplace, then this book is for you. If you are managing reasonably well at the moment, […]

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The value of upskilling

We’ve talked a lot about the importance of upskilling in the workplace, and now a new graphic from Richard Madison, the Marketing Executive of the Brighton School of Business and Management (https://www.brightonsbm.com) demonstrates even further the value of upskilling and how it can contribute to a more productive workplace within your company. Of particular note […]

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How to improve boundary fluidity within your company

Today, we’re discussing the final trait among the five named as the most stand-out in highly adaptive teams, according to an article by Roselinde Torres. As a review, here are the traits we’ve already covered:   One Voice. “Adaptive teams take the time to get completely aligned about the organisation’s vision, values, and vital priorities, while […]

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How to maintain alignment within your company

A study titled “The Value of Adaptive Advantage” proves that the more adaptive companies are, the more financial gains that company generates. They also consistently outperform their industry peers and sustain superior performance over time. The study showed that there were basic tenets in place when it came to highly adaptive teams: distributed leadership (the […]

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Building a robust, productive team

Lately on the blog, we’ve been diving into the book Die Empty by Todd Henry. Todd Henry is the founder of Accidental Creative, a company that helps creative people and teams be prolific, brilliant and healthy. If you’re an organisation that’s looking to leverage the talents of your team members and get them more engaged […]

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Helping your team become better planners

Last time on the blog, we began a discussion on some principles featured in the book Die Empty by Todd Henry. Leaders especially will thrive as a result of absorbing the material that Henry presents, particularly where it concerns bringing out the fullest potential in the people you lead. That’s because in Die Empty, Henry […]