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On leadership and little people

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As I am sure you can appreciate, this initially was an alarming train of thought, but was soon
followed by a calming insight… Raising little people is actually not that different to how a leader
leads, and given I have worked in the field of leadership for many years, I think I can pull a skill or
two from up my sleeve to help me navigate this multiple-child parenting caper. If you will, please
indulge me as I share with you some of my late-night insights…

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Perception of failure: The end of the road or a new beginning?

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When you hear the term ‘growth mindset’, what comes to mind? Do you think about expanding your horizons; thinking ‘outside the box’; or adopting brain exercises to grow your brainpower? Perhaps something like ‘philosophical musings’ come to mind? Whatever it is that you think of, it’s an important concept to know about in today’s fast paced, ever changing, VUCA world.

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First Take Stock, Then Take Chances.

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Classically, many of us will wait until we stay up to watch the clock tick over at midnight on 31st December, before we take the opportunity to pledge our commitment to new and vastly improved ways of being for the year ahead. However, research has often shown that the tradition of new year’s resolutions is mostly destined to end in broken dreams. Without genuine motivation, new knowledge or skills and personal accountability, sustained behaviour change is a pretty tough gig.

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