• The consequences of mindless hurrying – Judging, not listening.

    It is often observed that the pace of daily life has picked up for everyone. What is becoming compromised as a result is human connection and our propensity to look for the ‘quick fix’. Having time to truly connect, listen, consider, respond and ‘be present’ with one another is becoming seen as a luxury by many.  The outcome of ...
  • The essential ingredient for understanding, creativity and learning – Suspension of Disbelief

    We took the grandkids out the other day, to a musical play in a little theatre on the North Shore. A small group of actors, a multi-instrumental musician and their support crew took us on a journey about a young man whose mother was a pirate*. They used a simple one-set stage, minimal props, clever lighting changes, corny kids’/pantomime ...
  • Our Drive to Connect

    We are so pleased to reconnect with you after some technical issues........ One Friday evening recently, I boarded a flight for home after two intense days facilitating a workshop. Two lads, I guessed in their early twenties, were already sitting in the row where my window seat was. I glanced at them, they nodded and stood up to let me in. I ...
  • So how do we identify our ‘Real work’?

    We finished our February thinking with…… Ask yourself, what percentage of your week is made up of your real work?  How aware are your colleagues of their real work?  How much duplication is happening? Do you devote regular and deliberate time to collaborate and share? Or are you all too busy?  True collaboration and leveraging off ...