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Know Your Values

During my leadership training called Crucible Lite last year, an evaluation process was conducted by people in my network. There was a lot of great feedback to help me fix my weaker areas and areas I actually shined in but didn’t realise. Today I was reminded of a discussion I had with my coaches, Rosie

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How Do We Fix It?

A friend of mine is an environmental journalist extremely passionate about climate change reporting. Throughout the year they have been seeing a steady growing tension and hostility towards them. Just last year when visiting the same areas, there was no hostility they experienced. People were open and were more interested in having their stories told,

Business Communication
The Case for Communication

Every business and non-profit seeks to do two key things; create impact in the communities it serves and raise enough revenue to sustain its operations. Although these two things are clear to most, the one thing people forget to consider is to do these two things; aside from having solid operational systems such as vital

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What’s Wrong with being Overqualified?

When I was a child, after my father retired, I started to hear a term I didn’t quite understand. “You are overqualified.” I didn’t quite get what it meant; all I knew was it made my parents sad. After my father retired and tried to job hunt, he quickly realised aside from the government that

Business Communication
Who are you Talking To?

Imagine you are a performing artist at a concert with multiple stages, with artists from across the world performing various genres of music. You are die-hard roots and reggae performer. You have long flowing locks and prescribe to the faith of Rastafari. You decide to dedicate your first song, a rendition of Bob Marley’s Iron,

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Where Is Your Business Going?

For the past few weeks after seeing a common struggle with some of my clients I fashioned a program to walk them through. The program is a simple series of exercises to help organisations clearly define their vision, operational model and long-term plan. This was a process I had also gone through to establish my



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