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Create disruptive change through improved collaborations

View the original postDisruptive changes don’t happen in a vacuum. They occur when we nurture our relationships in a collaborative environment and commit to co-elevation principles. Photo by Ross Findon on Unsplash Target, the American retailer, went through a dramatic turnaround when CEO, Brian Cornell, took over in 2014. At the time, the company had some […]

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How can I lead when I am not in charge?

View the original postPhoto by Markus Spiske on Unsplash We live in a momentous time in human history, one that has never offered more abundance and opportunity. Breathtaking advances in science and exponential technological innovation bloom all around us, making our lives better and easier. And yet there are people at all levels of organisations who […]

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Five ways to derail your career

View the original post Research has shown that one-half to two-thirds of managers or leaders will experience career derailment. At some point, over half of us will get fired or demoted — or our careers will flatline and we won’t reach our innate potential. I can certainly relate to those stats when my career derailed 4 years ago. […]

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Have ethical boundaries become harder to define?

View the original postPhoto by Michael Dziedzic on Unsplash Our days are built upon countless choices that can change the course of our lives. Shall I turn left or right? Shall I click on the first or second link? Shall I give or take? On the grand scheme of things, many of the choices that we make […]

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Improve creativity by overcoming learned helplessness

View the original postLearned helplessness kills creativity and decimates teams. What do we know about it? And how can we turn it around? What learned helplessness looks like in an organization What is learned helplessness? When bad things happen, we like to believe that we would do whatever it takes to change the situation. However research […]

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How to overcome the imposter syndrome as a creative

View the original post I’d like to start with my definition of creative work. I would argue that the act of creating is not the ability to bring something new to the world. I would rather associate creation with the ability to evolve existing solutions in order to solve a problem. It comes from the […]