It has been brought to my attention in a few ways recently, that a missing element in what I have been doing is changing myself. In focusing on others, I have missed adapting to the new circumstances I find myself in as I take the next steps of my life.
Whether it be medical science, veterinary science, business management or accounting, we regularly hear ‘fix the cause’. Yet an immediate intervention to treat the symptom is often helpful (perhaps even essential) before the cause can be effectively attended.
I would love to set up the modern equivalent of an ancient concept – a space for dialogues that allow us to challenge our own concepts, create and define our real values and philosophies, and better understand the power of diversity. I would love to set up a Google+ circle that allows a number of excellent business thinkers and leaders to ask each other questions and respectfully listen to each other over months and years as we take the voyage of exploration through this complex world
When did you last draw a line in the sand? Maybe it’s time to rejuvenate a project by doing exactly that.
What have you done to encourage the heart today? Have a conversation and shift some thoughts or views.
For the last few weeks, I have been working with some people helping them develop a better understanding of social media. Like many in management, consultancy and communication fields, I have been working on my own understanding for some time as this is a developing and changing field. Let’s start by saying Twitter is one [...]
Unplanned for doesn’t mean unexpected, it just means not planned for or not thought about. Much business press discussed recent severe weather as unexpected, but it isn’t. It’s to be very much expected. So how are you handling expected but irregular events?
Challenging the process takes great courage, yet is essential to sustainable success. This story of mixed success reminds us there are many elements to consider when challenging the process.
Find an organisation in the news that is attracting a lot of criticism for an aspect of its performance. Look particularly at those where a lot of people are proposing solutions which have a really common feel to them. Identify some underlying long term issues affecting that organisation and see if you can come up with a different solution to everyone else.
Sports can be a fantastic learning tool for business leaders. It is highly visible, there is extensive media coverage and people from all walks of life talk about it. The information is easy to find and is available to analyse and apply.
- RT @HealthSparx: This week a guest from #Australia! @jasonbereklewis joins me to chat about his #health #tech #blog @healthystartups 03:09:32 PM May 21, 2013
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