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The 7 habits of highly effective people: put first things first

Welcome to the third installment in our series about The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. If you missed the first installment, you can read it here. In it, we discuss the first habit in Stephen Covey’s bestselling book: being proactive. Being proactive is all about taking a self-starter’s response to life’s challenges. In other […]

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The 7 habits of highly effective people: begin with the end in mind

Welcome to the second installment in our new series about The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. If you missed the first installment, you can read it here. In it, we discuss the first habit in Stephen Covey’s bestselling book, and that is the habit of being proactive. This is all about your response to […]

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The 4 traits of resilient people – purpose

Do you know someone in your life who you’d describe as a resilient person? Or perhaps you came across a story once about an individual who displayed such resilience you couldn’t help but admire them. In my soon-to-be released book, Thriving in Change (working title), resilience is one of the topics I discuss at length. […]

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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 importance of establishing a learning culture

This week, we’ve got another insightful infographic on the blog. This one comes from Learning2BGreat.com, a web resource where organisations can learn how to create and sustain a learning culture among their team members. We’ve talked a lot about the importance of continual education among employees, as well as the importance of upskilling. As Helen […]

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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 […]