The Real Pay Day: Focusing Beyond Immediate Reward

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Last week I read a blog post by science writer and speaker Frank Swain  titled ‘Why I’m Not a TEDx Speaker’. In his opening remarks Frank shares that he was invited to speak at a TEDx event, but turned the … Continue reading

The Power of Vulnerability

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Recently I had the pleasure of watching yet another TED presentation – for those of you who read my blogs regularly, I’m sure you won’t be surprised to hear that I’m quite a fan.  This time the speaker who inspired … Continue reading

Dare to Disagree

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“A fantastic model of collaboration: thinking partners who aren’t echo chambers.” (Margaret Heffernan) Recently I had the pleasure of watching a TED talk by Margaret Heffernan on the power and essential nature of constructive conflict.  Many people instinctively avoid conflict … Continue reading

Always look on the bright side of life…

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Grounded in her research aimed at helping the world better understand the ways in which motivation and emotion shape human judgment, memory and action, Dr Tali Sharot has unlocked fascinating insights into a concept she refers to as the optimism … Continue reading

Inspiring Commitment

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So what does it take to be inspirational? In this TED talk, viewed more than two million times, business author Simon Sinek presents what he believes is the answer. His analysis of inspirational people and organisations has led him to … Continue reading

More Happiness Matters

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Leveraging the full potential of people to achieve awesome results is ultimately what inspires and motivates me in my work.  Whether it be working with athletes to compete at elite levels or leading corporate teams to overcome big challenges, tapping … Continue reading