”Christmas doesn’t come from a store, maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more” – Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

”Christmas doesn’t come from a store, maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more” – Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!Dr. Seuss and this children’s classic is an all-time favorite and enjoyed at all ages This time of the year it is natual to reflect, pause and read. My pick for this Christmas weekend… Continue Reading →

Divergence and Convergence is a continuous process

Divergence is the process of thinking broadly, generating new ideas. Convergence is the process of coming together, of prioritisation.  Both are very important. The ideation process can lead to a tsunami of initiatives which is why Divergence must be followed by Convergence. Convergence is a harder one, it focuses on ruthless prioritisation on the best… Continue Reading →

Build trust and reputation

Research is backed up that consistency and following through is vital to building trust and reputation According to two experiments published in a 2000 study, researchers found three factors for establishing trust: “It’s the frequency in which the trustee and trustor interact, the competence of the trustee and the consistency of the trustee’s previous behavior.” Another… Continue Reading →

Free yourself up to create more value and joy at work

Busyness in the form of tightly scheduled calendars creates a pseudo feeling of productive and importance. It is great to be needed and adding value – therefore allowing the busyness consume you in phases when it is genuinely needed. Continuous self-encouragement for busyness without allowing anytime to read, reflect, process one’s own thoughts, learnings, experiences… Continue Reading →

High sensitivity is a gift, a critical asset for great leadership

Hyper sensitive person (HSP) is an official term characterised primarily by heightened sensitivity to external stimuli. It is also considered a disorder and mostly shunned off with responses such as “toughen up”, “don’t overthink”, “don’t be over sensitive” etc. High sensitivity is also associated is with feelings of overwhelm, need for alone time daily like… Continue Reading →

15 things history’s greatest leaders have taught us

Know what you are willing to stand for unabashedly, uncompromisingly As a Marine, General James Mattis’s leadership philosophy was “State your flat-ass rules and stick to them”, In other words, “Know what you will stand for and, more importantly what you won’t stand for” Leaders are Readers and thereby good Learners Harry Truman said leaders… Continue Reading →

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