The Pyramids and the power of purpose

February 17, 2015

The pyramids of Egypt are amongst the largest constructions ever built. They represent one of the most potent and enduring symbols of Ancient Egyptian civilisation. Imagine a pharaoh, waking up one morning in his tent and calling for his key ministers to attend him. Together they are seated on a massive Persian rug. He clicks…

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Stop and think tool

October 7, 2014

‘Stop and Think’ is designed to help you be more aware of what it takes to make a difference in the world and make conscious choices in your life to support this intention. ‘Stop and Think’ helps us understand that if we want to do things differently together, we often have to retrain ourselves (our…

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Challenges and benefits of working with others

April 22, 2014

There are many challenges in working with diverse stakeholders. Their very diversity represents both a strength and also a real and valid challenge. In pursuing a purpose, you may be dealing with people who not only share very different values (so articulating your shared values is crucial – and if you don’t have any, then…

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things leaders need to hear about collaboration

5 things leaders need to hear about collaboration

December 10, 2013

Collaboration is not so much about what you do but how you do it. 1. Be clear about your personal intention The mindset of a founder, entrepreneur or leader has greater impact on the outcome of collaboration than the what or how of what you do. Personal power, influence, control or the need for kudos…

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