Employee Engagement 3 results

Hope – a catalyst to your future

A fulfilling life is lived in the tension between current reality and a future focus. This creates hope.  So often we become trapped in our present and struggle to break free.  This entrapment can deny us the possibilities life has to offer. In his book,  “The Path of Least Resistance”,  Robert Fritz describes how one can either pull hard into the future towards a vision, or move in the opposite direction and go nowhere.  Focusing on our current reality ensures we wallow in the ...

Re-arranging the Furniture – The Power of Context

Remember a time when you went away and came back to find your teenagers had re-organised your home? Or, someone had slept in your bed? Borrowed your car? They may have had the best intentions and tried to put things back to order before you arrived – but somehow, it just wasn’t right. Dishes in the wrong cupboard, steak knives in the wrong drawer. Car seat too far back, mirrors wrong. In spite of their best efforts, you knew in a flash, someone else had been there. Why is that? Beca...

The Myth of the “Quick Fix” (Creating knowledge takes time)

In our work we often find people talking about creating knowledge like it was a commodity.  Something that can be bought or sold.  Something to be transferred from one person to another.  Unfortunately, this is not the case.  When we attend a course, read a book, participate in a webinar, most times, we are only receiving information.  It may come from research, the person’s lived life or a good story. Information cannot just be inhaled and turned into knowledge.  It needs to be ...