“Everyone wants to change the world but no one wants to change themselves”
What a great sentence. In a single line he hints at why we find it so difficult to change ourselves – because it’s hard. There is no avoiding this simple truth.
Yet if we really want to…Continue
Added by Rowan Gray on April 15, 2015 at 12:00 — No Comments
Stunned. Exasperated. Outraged. This is how we, as customers, regularly feel after interacting with organisations we pay for goods or services.
It’s as if many organisations we encounter are customer blind - they somehow can’t really see how poor our experience is. We encounter frustrating processes,…Continue
Added by Paul Sweeney on April 14, 2015 at 14:00 — No Comments
The D word doesn’t really get discussed much in business. Occasionally you hear stories of someone in the work place who dies unexpectedly and when that happens the most common thing people say to me is “it really makes you stop and think…”
A few months ago I ran a mindful life retreat and as part of the theme of the weekend we were exploring what it means to make the most of our…Continue
Added by Claire Breeze on April 14, 2015 at 11:00 — No Comments
When I read the menu I liked the look of all the starters but wasn’t particularly enamoured with any of the main courses. Nevertheless when the waiter approached to take our order I dutifully chose one of each. In contrast when the…Continue
Added by Asher Rickayzen on April 8, 2015 at 10:41 — No Comments
Have you ever completed a task at work and then looked back and thought “I know we always do that but actually I am not sure why” or “I don’t see the point of that but its probably just easier to do it than ask why we bother”? It can feel far more comfortable to be controlled by our habitual patterns of behaviour than to break out from them, or even just to be conscious enough to…Continue
Added by Nick Mabey on April 6, 2015 at 9:00 — No Comments
I am in the middle of facilitating a workshop for a senior executive team that has been having difficulty with its relationships. A heady brew of competition, isolation and attack of each other’s competence has left us in a bit of a difficult place.
It seems to be the thing nowadays, all of us exhorted to be authentic; I do the same in my facilitation. "Be…Continue
Added by Khurshed Dehnugara on April 2, 2015 at 11:30 — No Comments