Thoughts

You Cannot Not Impact

You’re likely going to impact around 10,000 people in your life: that’s a given. The question is: “how do you want to impact?”

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How To Turn Curiosity Into Progress

    In the last few posts, we’ve been exploring what it takes to get more curiosity happening in your culture. We’ve looked at the importance of permission, and purpose. Today we’re going to round things off by taking a look at the end game: making progress turning questions into action.   Progress It’s pretty […]

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Give ‘Em A Reason To Be Curious

  “If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men and women to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders.  Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery   Confession time. Once upon a time, I was a manager. In my first big management […]

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Unleashing Curiosity

To successfully unleash curiosity at work, tap into the energy created by the timeless tension between people’s need to deliver and their need to discover. This post looks at how you can do that.

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How Curious is Your Culture?

  In my last post, we looked at the barriers to curiosity thriving at work. Now, let’s have a look at what a ‘curious culture’ looks, sounds and feels like. When I look around and find organisations that have what I reckon are curious cultures, the one thing I notice is the energy in the […]

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Cultivating Curiosity

    How do you cultivate more curiosity at work? As curiosity trends toward becoming a highly valued commodity, I’ve been curious about what it takes to be more than a word on a wall in the organisational values chart. So, with my curious hat on, I set about seeking some answers: A few weeks ago, […]

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What’s Your Word For The Year?

One day over lunch this summer, I got to talking with some friends about our intentions for the year ahead. Our conversation turned to the idea of having a word for the year: something that would reflect a theme we chose to have running through each of our lives over the next 12 months. We went […]

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Don’t Wait. Design Next Year Now.

In January, I posted Your Year By Design. The idea of deliberately designing how you’ll spend your time over the next 12 months. It’s something that really works for me because it gives me a sense that I’m creating the life I want, rather than life simply happening to me. As I reflect on my […]

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