Your Limits

You have some. We prefer not to admit it or act like it does not exist. There is a surefire way to step straight into it, with failure as a result. It is far more useful to understand it. Knowing where our limits enable us to play to our strengths. It forces us to pay […]

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Action Centered

There is a time to plan, a time to dream a time to cast grand visions of the future. It creates clarity, stirs hope and possibility. What it does not do, is get things done. It’s great to speculate about the future or create theoretical models and methodologies. The value of such endeavours is determined […]

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Driving Systemic Change

We are confronted with systems that fail us on a daily basis. The reality is that most of these systems are this way because it’s the best way we know how. Changing systems sound easy, but in practice, the barriers and hurdles are significant enough to maintain the status quo. Driving change at a systemic […]

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Hens and kittens

There are a couple of ways to look at this. Cats eat chickens. If they are kittens they will grow up to eat chickens soon enough. The only missing ingredient is time. No training, schooling or Tedtalks required to teach cats to behave like cats. It’s in their nature. Conversely, it’s also in the nature […]

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Asking for help

We all have different tolerances for seeking out help. Like the age-old stereotype of men refusing to ask for directions. Generally, we try to avoid it altogether. Noone likes admitting incompetence. The ease of access to information aggravates this to some extent. Now, I never have to ask for help (or so I think) I […]

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