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Advice to my 13-year-old son: Own Your Vulnerability

I’ve recently given some advice for my 13-year-old son who is going through a tough stage at high school at the moment. You can also use this advice in a working environment as well. What I said to him was “Be proud of your vulnerability, embrace your vulnerability”. Watch the video below to find out […]

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When chips are better than the party for team moral

To get real momentum on team moral, smaller, more frequent gestures to your teams will be far more successful than one-off, big, grand gestures. The little things make the difference. The big launch parties are not wasted, they’re just few and far between, so doing something little each day or week for the people in […]

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Do what you can’t…

I love the video from Casey Neistat “Do what you can’t“. It has had a profound impact on me and what I think is possible. While it isn’t a book, it is a pretty great video and I think it has implications for many of us in Enterprises and especially so for those that are […]

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Lets Taco ‘Bout Employee Recognition

Using HeyTaco! a Slack-app plugin to design an employee recognition program.

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What to do when things get INTENSE in the workplace

Having family holidays to look forward to is important for mindfulness but being mindful in the workplace is asking others about their lives. In an intense workplace, spending time to have conversations around people’s lives over a coffee is what being mindful is all about. Hearing their victories, challenges and treating them as people instead […]

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What is culture-hacking and why should you care?

You can be super-smart at Agile and know everything about taxonomies and scaling but all that knowledge doesn’t always bring people together. There’s a movement called culture-hacking and it is about making human beings bond. And there’s lots of ways to do this. Having lots of fun is a great way to bring unity because […]

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How a high-five can help change people

I don’t think there’s one great technique to get someone to change. There’s lots! You need a kit bag full of them depending on who you are dealing with. One of my top three ways of shifting someone’s vibration is to create movement and laughter. If you can make someone laugh, you are halfway to […]

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How to transform a dysfunctional team culture

I recently helped turnaround a dysfunctional team and I thought I’d share what steps were taken in a bit of a how-to video. Watch the video…

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Storytelling is vital for transformations

If you want to deliver a successful transformation, it isn’t enough to provide a transformation plan and tell people to change! You need to develop another capability that doesn’t come natural to some… Watch the video…

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Mindfulness & its relation to Agile

I was asked to talk about mindfulness and its’ relationship (if any) with Agile Delivery, during one of our recent, “Mindfulness Monday” segments. Here is the result: Watch the video…

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