We are all living a very volatile environment. This puts pressure on us, because it is not easy to deal with perpetual change. This effect can cause us to retrench, or into survival mode, similar to the base of the Maslow Pyramid. This could be the time when we are the most vulnerable, and need […]
I saw this post from www.entrepeneur.com today. This really puts some perspective on the negative, debilitating and catabolic energy that can be around, and engulf you. http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/246016
Science helps define Human Problems
Stress is often talked about. In the scientific world stress has the same definition as pressure, which is force/area. We talk about the stresses of life, which is similar to science. We have to deal with intellectual, personal, relationship, and financial forces. These forces can be internal and external. Our ability to cope with these […]
Well I am here at Brands Hatch which will be an awesome weekend of close racing. A lot has been going through my mind recently with work, and offspring doing critical exams. Racing allows me to both escape and really focus hard on the end result. All my energy has to focus on a short […]
As leaders and individuals we have to be self aware. However, we also need to be aware of the needs of others. That is not necessarily through dialogue and analysis, but just being present and using our peripheral vision.
Anatomy of a Change Agent – Part 2
You see things that others don’t.
I was reminded of the fact we are all our own higher inner coach. I saw again a quote from Warren Buffet, the great business guru, “Live Your Life By an Inner Scorecard” .
There is a lot talked about Transformational Leadership, but what does it mean, and how do we live it ? Transformational Leadership is not about rules, systems and processes. It is about challenging the status quo, being different and acting as a change agent. It is about doing work in a different way that is […]
The recent crisis in Nepal has shown how humans can gather, and help when there is a disaster. The aid agencies are managing a coordinated effort. Although they welcome all sorts of help, they are stressing the need for focus and coordination rather than random help. People turning up, without food or resources, or even […]
Anatomy of a Change Agent – Part 1
You are not afraid to speak up when everyone else is quiet.
This concept is often spoke about, and referenced continually. However, do we truly work in powerful teams? Do we pretend, and use the badge because it is accepted as what we need to do ? True teamwork is about diversity of thought and acceptance of others point of view. It is about harnessing creativity, being open minded, recognizing others […]
Jack Welch – Authenticity
Energised about the new challenges, and preparing to make a differerence.