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Power and Authority in Leadership

Reflecting on the latest leadership challenges in terms of the election of the new President of the USA, the Brexit vote and the movements in the Australian political field, the question of power  and influence and the the authority of … Continue reading

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Complex Tools and Methods Workshops

In collaboration with Complexability http://www.complexability.com.au. Creative Cognicion has facilitated two very successful Complex tools and Methods Workshops this year. The workshops have provided participants with an overview of complexity and drawn on publically available Cognitive Edge methodology as well as … Continue reading

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What is it that makes people become a Triceratops?

This may sound like a strange question! But it was certainly one that pre occupied people when the Organizational Zoo met Emotionally Intelligent leaders. Still confused? At a mini workshop, the issue of emotionally intelligent leadership was explored. To do … Continue reading

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IMPACT Workshop

Due to the success of the IMPACT workshop held last year, Anne Hartican of Bespoke Results and I are facilitating another workshop on July 1 Again it is being held at Melbourne’s boutique conference centre Airlie ( see image below) … Continue reading

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Leadership, Risk and Personal Safety

Leaders today need to be “learning agile”. This means taking risks, reflecting and innovating. ( The attached article from CCL “Learning About Learning Agility”  Learning_Agility_CCL2012 explains this in detail and provides a model for these behaviours ) The article also identifies … Continue reading

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We All Have the Right to Feel Safe All of the Time

When I worked for police, we were involved in delivering and promoting a program known as Protective Behaviours. In the context I was working in, it was aimed at young people and provided a terrific way of making decisions in … Continue reading

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Leadership Workshop

Due to the success of the IMPACT workshop held in October 2011, Anne Hartican of Bespoke Results and I are facilitating another workshop on March 20.Again it is being held at Melbourne’s boutique conference centre Airlie ( see image left) … Continue reading

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Narrative Research

Recently I was discussing the issue of narrative research at the KM Asia Conference in Singapore. Some years ago I was engaged in using the technique, albeit in a very raw form when I was evaluating a program I was … Continue reading

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Leadership Workshop

IMPACT Influencing, Mastering Power, Authority, Control, Tactics a professional development opportunity Registrations are now open electronically for the IMPACT workshop on October 25. The workshop is being facilitated  jointly by Bespoke Results and Creative Cognicion. It is a wonderful opportunity … Continue reading

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Thinking More About Leadership

Recent events in an organisation I am only too familiar with have again set me thinking about leadership and the need to develop leaders who are empathic, emotionally intelligent and who recognise the worth and importance of the people within … Continue reading

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