Musings

IS AGEING YOUR ORGANISATIONAL BLINDSPOT?

Ageism in workplaces  is becoming more noticed and spoken of than ever before. It raises the question, how aware are we  in regard to the age demographic in our organisations? We now have multi-generations in…

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RACISM. IT STOPS WITH ME.

The discussion on racism is certainly one that is coming to the fore and rising to prominence in the DEI conversation as a result of the black lives matter movement and  greater social awareness. In…

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FIXED VS GROWTH MINDSET

Carol Dweck the Stanford psychologist, has done a lot of work and research around mindset. Dweck identifies two basic mindsets – fixed and growth. If you have a fixed mindset, you believe your abilities are…

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STORIES YOU TELL YOURSELF

I led a retreat recently and one of the activities was around self-limiting beliefs. These are stories that we tell ourselves that may hinder us from taking some stepping forward into a new project. Once…

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STORIES AND CULTURE- INDIGENOUS

I was recently in a presentation on the relevance of stories in sustaining culture. It drew my attention to the Indigenous culture in Australia, which dates back roughly 60,000 years and how it has survived…

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STRENGTHS BECOMING WEAKNESSES

We all have Strengths and Weaknesses. Being self-aware and understanding the impact of these on our actions is useful. Any strength that is overplayed can become a weakness. For example, when courage is overused, it…

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