Reflecting

Taking time to step back and reflect,  is essential for good decision-making. As well as for learning from your work experiences. It’s an approach that supports you to listen deeply to your intuition too. Several years ago,  I was learning on a theoryU programme. There was focus on deep listening, journalling, reflective practice. And creating space to find out […]

Discussing burnout at work

I’m not a medical professional,  but burnout I hear is on the increase, in work and in life. I sometimes coach staff at work who reach the realisation that they were burnout, or are heading towards it. Burnout is in essence the persistent feeling of total mental, emotional, or physical exhaustion. In  mentoring and coaching conversations, […]

Innovative leadership using Theory U

Theory U is a  process for innovative change in teams, organisations, and communities. It helps us tackle our toughest  unresolved challenges. It offers fantastic insights to leaders too, about how to bring about meaningful change and innovation. A bit about me and TheoryU  I have  been learning about Theory U since 2015.  I had co-led […]

A systemic view of team resilience

I’m interviewing leaders and staff,  discovering what has made their teams resilient during this uncertain time that we’ve been through globally. I’ll be presenting some of the information in a workshop at the SDF Festival of Learning later next week. In the meantime, here’s some insights on why we need a systemic view for Team […]

Understanding collaborative change, listening and problem solving

Theory U is a complete process for innovative change. Andry has been learning about Theory U since 2015. Learning Journeys are just one of the Theory U tools. What are Learning Journeys’ for? Theory U ‘Learning Journeys’ encourage you to move out of your daily routine and allow you to observe more deeply and to […]

Motivation tips

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Sometimes when at work,  we might experience stressful thinking such as:  ‘I have to go to this meeting’ or,  ‘I have to do this task’.  It’s a slightly tough way to think or to  motivate ourselves, as it creates  inner resentment and stress. Choice-based thinking, like ‘I want to..’ creates freedom and motivation. Tip part […]