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Listening Leadership

Introduction Exquisite Listening is at the heart of facilitating high performance in others. Listening is a key quality of leaders who mark themselves apart from managers who may dominate by directing. When we listen well, we learn more about a person, about both their competences (practical and thinking styles) and about their motivations and de-motivations. […]

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BLOG: Parables on Coaching 1

“Today is another gift of life. Make it special” Angus McLeod. Days come and go. There are routines which we more-or-less fall into. And, there are things that go adrift and we may beat-ourselves-up about: we take the car to work but have to go back home because we forgot needed papers; we look forward […]

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Blog: Inuit life philosophy

Russell Atagootak has spent his 23 years of life in the artic. The slideshow features Russell’s own words, “Everybody is from this world. We are not that much different“. His main job is polar-bear monitor, fixing trip-wires alarms to protect camps. Russell’s 23 years in the artic is a longer than many make in 50. […]

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Blog: A Wonderful Place

Tarya Seagraves-Quee, a homeless nurse, with three of her four children have been living in Massachusetts in a tiny, dark hotel suite for nearly two months. Tarya suffers from multiple sclerosis, Aspergers syndrome, anemia and lupus. Two of her children, aged 16 and 6, are autistic. After losing her job, and facing repeated physical abuse from […]

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Blind People Take Pictures Too

Can Blind People Take Good Pictures? How many of us see things as insurmountable and too hard. And how often. Many people have irreversible health issues and may often feel the same way but get on with it. If you want to see a reason to keep on and achieve, look at the audio slide-show […]

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