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Warhol, leadership and chicken noodle soup

Every week on Monday at 12:00 GMT there’s a community chat called the Humans First EMEA Hangout. Last week we were posed the following challenge: define the form of future leadership in the new age. So, we talked about soup. Mike Vacanti described a metaphor for leadership development of making chicken noodle soup. It’s something […]

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Learning

Why I think investing in yourself and the people you value is so hard

  The last time I checked my purse before I got back to the UK, I had five different currencies in there: pesos, dollars (two types), euros and sterling. Mostly, it was all in fiddly change – the type no-one’s going to swap but is ideal for the ‘change pot’. The ‘change pot’ is a […]

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Learning

The one thing you can learn from my 150 days away

  If I was a millionaire, one of the things I’d do is wear a brand new pair of socks each day. There is nothing – and I meanĀ nothingĀ – like putting on a pair of socks straight from the pack, never been worn. Even thinking about it gives me a nice shiver. So it’s with […]

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The story of my journey to feeling worthwhile

  One of my favourite things to do is very small, like many great things in life. Each morning I like to have a glass of orange juice with my breakfast. Not particularly ground-breaking, I know. But it gives me a joyful start to a day, and it is a small, great thing. Yet for […]