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Currency for a Knowledge-Based Economy

Currency for a Knowledge-Based Economy

“For countries in the vanguard of the world economy, the balance between knowledge and resources has shifted so far towards the former that knowledge has become perhaps the most important factor determining the standard of living… Today most technologically advanced economies are knowledge-based.” -World Bank, 1999 There are many kinds of knowledge, and in a […]

The 4 Keys to building Resilience: Key #3 – Connecting with others and with our higher self

The 4 Keys to building Resilience: Key #3 – Connecting with others and with our higher self

In my introduction to “The 4 Keys to building Resilience” I mentioned that the keys were as follows: Key #1: Thinking – It’s all about mindset Key #2: Doing – Get moving and set some goals Key #3: Connecting with others and with our higher self Key #4: Renewing – Look after yourself So, let’s […]

Echo Chambers: What are they and why we should be aware of them.

Echo Chambers: What are they and why we should be aware of them.

When we hear “diversity”, we often think of how people look, but “thought diversity” is just as important. Whether you’re online or face to face with people, likelihood is, most of your real conversations are in your ‘echo chamber’: “an environment in which a person encounters only beliefs or opinions that coincide with their own, […]

Three Considerations for your Transition to Fit for the Future Learning

Three Considerations for your Transition to Fit for the Future Learning

I have been thinking about the impacts of the virus on businesses, and more specifically those who only deliver training in formal face-to-face classroom situations. Since learning supports organisational strategy, performance and bolsters workplace skills, it begs the question how will those organisations fare that only provide their staff with face-to-face training and haven’t planned […]

Three Team Fundamentals To Keep Remote Teams Close

Three Team Fundamentals To Keep Remote Teams Close

We’ve been in ‘lockdown’ for a few weeks now in varying degrees depending where you live in the world.  You’ve no doubt seen the proliferation of articles on how to manage remote teams effectively and variants thereof.  It seems that suddenly everyone is an expert on how to manage remote teams. The irony is COVID-19 […]

Converting your face to face content into successful online learning

Converting your face to face content into successful online learning

If you’re an organisation, practitioner or a subject matter expert in your field, there’s a fair chance you have a wealth of knowledge that you use regularly with clients or colleagues face to face – and now you’re seeing the need to get that content online.  Either you need to deliver live, online, what you’d […]

5 Ideas to Be Inspired, Maintain Passion and Gain Knowledge for Success in Lockdown

5 Ideas to Be Inspired, Maintain Passion and Gain Knowledge for Success in Lockdown

Not exceptionally long ago there was a man who was incarcerated into a brutal prison where he endured immense suffering. Daily he was persecuted and beaten without remorse. He had no bed or plumbing and received less food than other inmates. He was forced to work twice as hard. He lived in environments unfit for […]

Creating an Online Team Workshop that actually WORKS!

Creating an Online Team Workshop that actually WORKS!

Whether you like it or not nearly all team sessions are now online. And right now is not the time to defer them! Teams (actually almost everyone) now more than ever need that connection. This is the time to invest in and support your team, to build stronger connections and alignment, keeping everyone moving forward […]

Leading on the Frontline

Leading on the Frontline

Consider this a war, a war of survival, the full impacts of this current crisis are not yet fully realised nor the duration of the impacts. In this article, I would like to give you some practical things you can apply to your business in order to minimise the impacts of the current situation. But […]

Have You Been Practising Social Distancing for Years?

Have You Been Practising Social Distancing for Years?

“Don’t you think you’ve been on there long enough?” “Aren’t you going to come and join us?” We’re quick to point out to our children or our spouse about their constant use of technology, “you’re always on that thing” but, what about ourselves? Are you able to exercise self-control? Has this been an ongoing issue? […]

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