A Year in Review

A Year in Review

At first consideration, 2020 was a challenging year. At the same time, it has taught us a lot – the need to slow down, the need to nurture strong connections and relationships, the need to be agile and the need to be willing to adapt. 2020 has also brought much to...

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Training your Brain to Switch Others ON, not OFF

Training your Brain to Switch Others ON, not OFF

Given the recently released tech antitrust report, it is clear that no-one is ultimately above engaging fairly and mindfully – not even powerhouses such as Amazon, Facebook, Apple and Google. The fact remains that no relationship can exist without trust and mutual...

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ARE YOU MIND-FULL OR MINDFUL?

ARE YOU MIND-FULL OR MINDFUL?

Mindfulness has become quite the buzzword in recent times, with us constantly being told to practice it, encourage it and exemplify it. But do we really understand what it is, how to practice it and what the benefits of practicing it are? Mindfulness can be described...

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Enhancing the Level of Empathy in Your Team

Enhancing the Level of Empathy in Your Team

In his book Working with Emotional Intelligence Daniel Goleman (2009) Daniel Goleman defines empathy as “sensing others’ feelings and perspectives and taking an active interest in their concerns”. He also makes an important distinction between displaying empathy and...

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Leading to Bridge the Social Distance Requires Changing Habits

Leading to Bridge the Social Distance Requires Changing Habits

Disaster can be a powerful teacher – simply because it can’t be ignored. We all excel at selective hearing, but we can’t ignore something that hits us where it really hurts – and the Coronavirus is hurting us badly. Even if you are not impacted physically and are able...

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Books read during 2019 that stood out for our team

Books read during 2019 that stood out for our team

We asked our team members to tell us more about books that they read during 2019 and what stood out for them. Here is what they shared.   Cornell Solomon (Facilitator and coach) Book title and author: Atomic Habits by James Clear What stood out for you in this book?...

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