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Pascal’s Wager – A Good Bet? 0

Posted on 16, March 2015

in Category Decisions

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Settle down and concentrate on this one…..Pascal’s Wager was about whether or not there is a God. If you wager against there being a God and there IS a God, that is bad news for you, so you should wager for there being a God.  Pascal believed that religious belief was not a rational, but rather an existential  choice, i.e. a choice you make in the face of uncertainty.  So how do we make the right choice if we aren’t basing it on a betting outcome? We have talked about uncertainty before and one of the things that comes up [&hellip

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The importance of strength of mind 0

Posted on 20, February 2015

in Category coaching, leadership

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More and more we as leaders are being asked to work outside the box and work in a way that generates new thinking, options and approaches. But where do we start? Well, it all begins with some thinking and some strength of mind. Strength of mind refers to the focus of our thinking. If we focus on what goes well, what we do well and what our strengths are, feelings of success and achievement emerge. If we focus on the gaps and the things we can’ do the opposite happens. So where does this come from? Originally from the Appreciative [&hellip

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Risk it and try some collaboration? 1

Posted on 3, February 2015

in Category coaching, Growing your Business, leadership

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What are the current trends on problems for companies and people? Companies are looking for more tailored and integrated ways of driving action. When trying to marshal large scale, diverse and remote work forces ‘one size fits all’ doesn’t work. Localized, targeted and aligned programmes have a far higher chance of success. They need to regenerate a sense of belonging and re-establish trust and integrity. Having open and clear conversations has an enormous pay off on the bottom line. Collaborative forms of leadership, create followers that engage and want to succeed. Recent research shows that during the recession MDs/CEOs were [&hellip

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