“Mindful leadership is about using mindful processes in a mindful culture to see, name, and work with uncertainty.” This is an interesting article from Ellen Langer on the impact that mindfulness can have when employed by the leaders of organisations. The
I was struck during a coaching session today by the fact that I’m not all that sure of the origins or exact principles that underlie appreciative inquiry, so I did a quick google search and found this wikipedia article. It
A recent discovery of mine is edX – a joint initiative by some of the top universities in the US, offering free online courses. I haven’t taken any yet, but at first glance it looks like there are some high
I’ve recently started reading about the work of Les Fehmi at the Princeton Biofeedback Centre – a fascinating combination of neuroscience and mindfulness. Check out more here.
It’s finally here! Videos from TEDx Table Mountain have gone up on YouTube – here’s my talk on how we need to change the nature of our relationship with the earth in order to make any headway in combating climate
“Graduates arrive on day one expecting they’ll be CEO in 5 years!” This is a frustration that we often hear from companies who want to recruit and develop talented graduates, but worry that they’re just exacerbating the unrealistic expectations that
Working recently with several large South African companies, particularly in the financial services industry, we’ve come face-to-face with some of the challenges of attracting and retaining talented black graduates. There appear to be two main aspects to the retention challenge.
We conducted research for a large South African financial services company recently, looking at graduate development and retention generally, but also looking to identify specific success factors for that company’s graduate development programme. One of the key things that we
Paul actually wrote this in response to my earlier post on using Linkedin for business development purposes (here), but I decided that it was such useful comment that it deserved it’s own post. Thanks Paul! “For me, the true value
Wow, I just discovered a blogger by the name of Kathy Sierra. Weirdly, she stopped blogging about 5 years ago after receiving death threats (read more about it here, it weirdly involves Chris Locke, the author of The Cluetrain Manifesto,