Making shift happen is a process that results in changes you want to see for yourself, your team or your organisation. The steps are simple: 1. Create a vision of the results you want to realise or the direction you want to head in (your desired outcome). 2. Devise the strategies you believe will get […]
I have found a wonderful new way to tell my story about making shift happen in my work and in my business. Using a great app called Haiku Deck and my iPad, I have created this slideshow. I hope you enjoy it….
For International Women’s Day 2013, I made this collage to share with my sisters, mothers of my heart, grannies, aunties, cousins and assorted other family members and dear, dear friends. You are unique, precious and gorgeous, one and all!
My recent musings and reflections have led to a change in branding and look for my company Meridian Prime. I have followed through with my promise to revisit my visual and virtual presence. Inspired by my desire to banish the beige and to be more bold in the world, as well as my commitment to […]
What do monkeys and the Australian Olympic swimming team have in common? Sounds like the beginning of a joke, doesn’t it? Sadly, it isn’t a joke. Rather a damning indictment of leadership and culture gone toxic. There’s a perfect analogy in the organisational development literature that describes how destructive cultures form: Begin with five monkeys […]
It’s been a reflective start to 2013. For some months I’ve been playing around with ideas to rebrand and relaunch my work and my company. By the end of the year I had come up with a strap line that I thought would send the right messages to sensible, middle-of-the-road potential clients. I hired a […]
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It’s been an extraordinary summer for Great British sport (if not the weather). During the latter half of July I was glued to Bradley Wiggins’ performance in the Tour de France. And then, just across the river from the home of ‘zero degrees’, the Olympics. Wow. London 2012 is gearing up again today for more […]
At the end of 2011, MBS executive recruitment consultants reviewed the reasons for the departure of high profile leaders from large, public corporations such as Lloyds TSB, Adidas and Pfizer. Exhaustion and personal reasons were cited by highly talented individuals as influencing their choice to leave. Once upon a time personal reasons and exhaustion might […]
I just finished reading Walter Isaacson’s excellent warts and all biography of Steve Jobs. As I was reading Jobs’ own words about his legacy it occurred to me that one way of characterising part of that legacy would be to say that Jobs was a master of transforming sacred cows into purple cows. Let me […]