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Active Roles

Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. We hear this phrase often and it sounds great, but how can we practically apply it to our lives? One simple way is what we call Active Roles. We actively play many roles in life in Read more…

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Let’s Talk

Nature and biology are great teachers from where we can learn about systems and processes and use them as metaphors for living.   We know that everything that comes into our body must go out; if not, we’ll become sick and may even die. The following metaphor is taken from physiology. It may Read more…

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Are we really working?

Are we really working?This article challenges some of the ways in which we are operating in the business world; in an apparent culture of entitlement, where rights and obligations have become unbalanced. It focuses on the difficulty some leaders/bosses have in confronting low performance and low accountability. Expending energy at Read more…

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Parent – Leader

Leaders take one of the most explored topics in business articles and MBA programs and we forget, sometimes, that we’re leading, well or not so well, all the way in everything we do in life, as Chris Lowney expresses in his book “Heroic Leadership”. Parenting is one of the roles Read more…

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New Wine in New Skins

New Wine in New Skin We often ask ourselves why we’re not moving forward, repeating the same mistakes and as a result not progressing in business and in life. One of the reasons is that we may change on the surface, but not deeply enough. As the saying goes, we Read more…

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Colour Hearts

Stephanie’s 7th birthday coincided with a weekend where I had to run a weekend workshop. As it was her birthday, we decided to spend the weekend together as a family. It was a good time. In the evening of the first day Stephanie came to me to share something she Read more…