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How to get your team moving towards your vision!

Your Vision

Your Vision

I am excited to share some more insight about the theme that is so close to my heart and your mind. Yes you have guessed it we will be looking at some impacts that the wild horse rule has on leadership within a variety of settings.

The question to you is: DO YOU KNOW HOW TO GET YOUR TEAM ON-BOARD TOWARDS YOUR DESTINATION CALLED SUCCESS?

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Lessons from Rugby #RWC2015 – Lesson 9

#RWC2015 Lesson 9

#RWC2015 Lesson 9

The Rugby World Cup of 2015 has come to an end. It has been one of the best ever. (At least according to the BBC). More importantly, the All Blacks of New Zealand have managed to do what no other team has ever managed to do; successfully defending the World Cup. This also takes their tally to 3 World Cups, which is more than any other country.

Our lesson this week (and potentially the last one of this series): Company Culture takes you home. 

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Company Culture – Can you measure it?

Company culture

Company culture

The importance of company culture has been highlighted in recent times as something that facilitates everything from company growth to performance and everything in between. Defining company culture is hard. If you Google company culture several articles come up each with their unique take on company culture.

This article has a very helpful insight on this topic. Some articles talk about having a strong culture or a weak culture. All of this is good and well but how does it help us in making our organisations and more importantly the people in it more effective?

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Lessons from Rugby #RWC2015 – Lesson 4

#RWC2015 Lesson 4

#RWC2015 Lesson 4

The Rugby World Cup 2015 is turning out to be one of the best ever. The Namibian rugby team is doing us all proud in showing their fighting spirit in taking on the bigger nations.

Continuing our series of articles on what we can learn from Rugby World Cup 205 and how to apply it to the world of leadership and sport. The lesson after round 3 of the world cup: Rugby, like business is not romantic

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If you’re not looking for it…

If you’re not looking for it

If you’re not looking for it

The positivity ratio is a concept in positive psychology suggesting that a ratio of positive to negative emotions distinguishes “flourishing” people from “languishing” people.

The ratio was proposed by Marcial Losada and psychologist Barbara Fredrickson, who identified a ratio of positive to negative affect of exactly 2.9013 as separating flourishing from languishing individuals in a 2005 paper in American Psychologist. This means that in order for any person or team to flourish we need to have about 3 to 1 positive versus negative experiences.

We recently discussed the positivity ratios suggested by Barbara Fredrickson in a few training sessions.

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