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Change: Friend or Foe?

Change: Friend or Foe?

Are you a change maker or leader? Ever wondered why when you start to bring in a change, resistance inevitably arises? Let’s go back to high school physics 101 and Isaac Newton for the seeds of the reasons why. Newton's third law of motion states that for every...

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Agreement vs. Alignment: What Got Us Here, Won’t Get Us There

Agreement vs. Alignment: What Got Us Here, Won’t Get Us There

We are all constantly primed to side with one ‘truth‘ or the other. That matters because we bring our whole person to work, which means we bring an ingrained bias towards judgement and agreement / disagreement to our workplace conversations and interactions. That’s what a leader is up against.

You’re also not supposed to talk about politics, sex or religion in at work. We’re breaking that rule today.

Notice that the world doesn’t need your agreement or disagreement. What it needs is your curiosity. It needs you to seek what it is that you can align around, for it is from alignment that new possibilities emerge.

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Who’s Driving Your Car?

Who’s Driving Your Car?

“Are you sure you want to do that?”
“What if people don’t like you?”
“What if you get it wrong?”
“What if you’re not successful?”

We all have these voices. But are they saboteurs? Or do they serve a purpose? How you label these voices may determine if they serve you or work against you. Read this weeks blog to explore how are different parts impact how we show up as a leader.

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How our Emotional State Effects our Ability to Grow

How our Emotional State Effects our Ability to Grow

For many years, researchers at University of Carolina at Chapel Hill have studied the effects of positive emotions on the way we think, on the way we interact with others, and on the way our bodies respond, right down to the cellular level where they have tracked the changes of the gene expression in inflammation related genes.
The director of the Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Lab, Dr. Barbara Frederickson, has concluded from the generated data:
Feeling good literally changes the way our brains work: Our awareness …

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