BE different, BE the change … that’s the intention!

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My Partner and I deliberately choose to live and work in smaller regional communities.  Each one is different, has unique attributes, and offers the potential opportunities for both of us to make a positive community development impact. We also … [Read more...]

REVOLUTIONARY CHANGE ROCKS – 6 Phase approach to building resilience – for fellow DISRUPTERS.

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As a Change Champion and someone who constantly looks for opportunities to shake things up, disrupt mediocre status quo, and continually improve stuff; my 2017 New Year post was probably no surprise to any of you. Almost six months ago, I announced … [Read more...]

The Passive Bully Boss … PART THREE – How to deal with it

Passive bullying … How to deal with it? Chances are …it’s happening in your workplace, right?  So, I’m curious. What are you doing about flushing out and stopping this insidious behaviour? In my two previous Passive Bully Boss articles … [Read more...]

Quit the Blame Game

Blame … it’s such a negative, immature emotion … and it stifles learning, real change and growth. Life is an interesting game ... a zig zag journey. There's stuff we plan and do, there's stuff we try, fail and learn from, then there's … [Read more...]

S E R V E – Ten Questions to test your Servant Leadership strengths?

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Servant Leadership ... what IS that?  Robert K. Greenleaf coined the term “servant leadership” in an essay he first published in 1970, saying: “The servant-leader is servant first. It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve, … [Read more...]

LEADERSHIP: What it is … what it is NOT! Part FIVE – Now What? Time for Change

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PART FIVE – Now What? Time for change   THE PURPOSE:  To inspire others to …   BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN YOUR COMMUNITY   Note: This blog is PART FIVE and the final of the series entitled LEADERSHIP:  What it is … [Read more...]

LEADERSHIP: What it is … what it is NOT! Part FOUR – Be a Role Model

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PART FOUR – Be a Role Model   THE PURPOSE:  To inspire others to …   BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN YOUR COMMUNITY   Note: This blog is PART FOUR of the series entitled LEADERSHIP:  What it is … what it is NOT!  If … [Read more...]

LEADERSHIP: What it is … what it is NOT! Part THREE – Lead and inspire change

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PART THREE – Lead and inspire change   THE PURPOSE:  To inspire others to …   BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN YOUR COMMUNITY Note: This blog is PART THREE of the series entitled LEADERSHIP:  What it is … what it is NOT!  If … [Read more...]

A little more about TRUST …

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A little more about TRUST ...    Leading a team can be made more difficult, or quite smooth and enjoyable for all, depending on how you enter and approach the role. I believe it is vitally important to focus on these 3 key things … [Read more...]

LEADERSHIP: What it is … what it is NOT! Part TWO – Be Trustworthy

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      PART TWO – BE TRUSTWORTHY   THE PURPOSE:  To inspire others to …   BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN YOUR COMMUNITY Note: This blog is PART TWO of the series entitled LEADERSHIP:  What it is ... what it is NOT! Please read … [Read more...]