Disrupt Yourself!

Personal disruption is the act of using a practice employed by companies — wherein a product deemed inferior by the market leader (Amazon v. Borders, Uber v. Yellow Cab) eventually upends the industry — and applying it to the individual. Disruption has the power to transform organizations, communities, and well, the world — but it doesn’t

How Leadership Development Can Impact Your Organisation

For any organisation with aspirations of a successful future, the importance of an effective leadership pipeline cannot be overstated. Businesses are acutely aware of the importance of developing leaders, because annual investment in leadership development now tops $15.5 billion in the U.S. alone, according to research from Bersin by Deloitte. Based on figures published in

Five Innovation Lessons

I’m delighted to have been invited to present a masterclass and some leadership coaching sessions to innovation leaders at Innovation Mauritius on 26 October. Mauritius’ economy is diverse, with significant activity in agriculture, tourism, telecoms and financial services, as a result of a forward-looking Government and an international focus. The conference brings together World innovators, industry practitioners, business leaders, policy makers,

How Prosperous Organizations Engage & Empower Conflict

When we talk about prosperity we believe it represents the sum of an organizations best parts; protecting relationships, advancing wellness and fairness, empowering pride of ownership and being highly profitable. At the heart of our recipe are three key principles: Conflict in and of itself is not the so much the problem it’s the people

What stops personal growth & organisations succeeding?

Leaders are not born, they are made. A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say:  we did it ourselves. —Lao Tzu This presentation is not intended as an academic overview but is grounded in the world of the organisation. It will suggest

How to improve performance by focusing on strengths

Building on natural talents and developing them into strengths provides your greatest opportunity for growth, engagement and performance excellence. Did you know that: People who use their strengths are six times as likely to be engaged in their jobs. People who learn to use their strengths everyday have 7.8% greater productivity. People who focus on their strengths are three times as likely to report having an excellent quality of life. Teams who focus on their strengths every day have 12.5% great productivity. Download Presentation Soft CopyWatch All Webinars Videos So a person’s understanding of his or her own unique strengths and the strengths of colleagues can

ABC of Servant Entrepreneurial Leadership

Leaders are more than entrepreneurs. Even more than servant, socially responsive entrepreneurs. More than dealers in hope. More than drivers of the bolder, brighter, better future. Entrepreneurial leader sees and seizes the opportunities (noticed yet not perceived by others). Such leader comprise Abilities, Beliefs, and Convictions, necessary to employ a set of opportunities for completing

Engaged Employees & Delighted Customers, In One Go

Gallup estimates that the US economy loses over $450 billion annually due to disengagement, and $84 billion due to absenteeism. In fact, job markets seem to be shifting toward temporary and project-based employment, which could result in increasing insecurity, and a lack of commitment and loyalty toward a specific employer. Also, holding a fulfilling job