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Apr 15, 2020
How to Plan for a Rainy Day on Mars.

Making plans can be difficult especially in this current climate. We are seeing the effects of bad planning especially in how the bushfires and current pandemic were handled and in the reactions of leaders to play the blame game and in people panic buying. On Mars if things run out, it could be a year before […]

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Jan 23, 2020
Mars, the vision and mission of a new world.

In 1961 John F Kennedy challenged America to put humans on the moon. That same year saw the Bay of Pigs invasion, leading into the Cuban missile crisis and an escalation in the Cold War with Russia. East Germany started to build the Berlin Wall and the American civil rights movements grew. Against this backdrop […]

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Jan 14, 2020
What leadership styles do you gravitate towards?

The Elon Musk Elon Musk’s visionary leadership style is about constantly learning, breaking through barriers, and developing new ways to solve problems. He also has the emotional intelligence to bring the best out of his team, and we can attribute all this to his vast success. An adaptive leader will create a culture of continuous learning and growth, […]

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Oct 29, 2019
Death of the people pleaser.

There is a Japanese saying 人に迷惑をかけない hito ni meiwaku wo kakenai “don’t bother people” (the literal translation is “don’t attach disturbance to people”) this doesn’t translate in a dog-eat-dog world and with burnout on the rise. A blog I was reading recently described it quite perfectly that the default posture for a decent and kind human being is to assume […]

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Oct 14, 2019
Making an Impact

This quote reminds us of how everyone has a contribution to make an impact. Whether it’s by volunteering, starting a non-profit, supporting research for breakthrough cures or something as simple as backing someone in your workplace, or supporting your team to ensure they don’t fall into burn out.

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Sep 24, 2019
The Importance of Vision & Mission

When companies take the approach as Greta has, staying true to their vision, mission and values, they’ll succeed. And this will create a space where the employees and clients are proud to associate with.

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Jul 10, 2019
Empowerment Lessons with Matt Damon’s Martian.

In conversations with the team, a discussion came about asking the question: What will empowerment look like when we become an interplanetary species. The Martian. When I finally watched it, felt like the perfect metaphor for what we’re seeing in businesses around empowerment. (For those who haven’t watched the movie yet, don’t worry there are […]

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Jun 22, 2019
Customer Experience: X Marks The Spot

Whether it’s organising a function or event, building a marketing plan for a new product launch, making your next career move or anything else, there’s actually a common thread between the two; that is a desire for an experience. They’re just approached in different ways.

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