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What can collaborative leaders learn from a jelly fish?

You may have spotted a Portugese man o’war, also known as a bluebottle jellyfish, washed up on a beach over the last summer. As the ocean warms, they are travelling further north. Hopefully you didn’t pick it up, as it delivers a painful sting even when dead. What you may not realise is that these creatures can prompt powerful insights into collaborative leadership. Jonathan Males explains more here…

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About 20 hours

William Winstone reviews what it takes to change long practised habits, from the point of view of a sport close to his heart.

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The story behind Britain’s sporting success

Given Team GB’s sustained success over the last four Olympic cycles, the forgotten name is Peter Keen. We worked with Peter to develop a template containing all the elements of a world class system and introduce it to British sport.

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Life after Lockdown: Go Slow, Think Long.

In this week’s insight, Hetty Einzig shares her thoughts on how we’re adapting to life coming out of lockdown. She urges us all to take our time, notice what we’re feeling and experiencing, and stay true to what feels right for us in this period of ongoing transition.

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Leadership Agility: Necessity is The Mother of Invention

Great leaders find the time to think about these questions on their own, with their colleagues, and with their teams. As we come out of lockdown (again), it’s a good time to ask “how will you continue to harness your organization’s drive and creativity over the next period?”

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Reflection is a Superpower

The world has become obsessed with productivity. Long hours, back-to-back zooms and to-do lists that can put fear into even the most stoic of executives. And over the last year, changes to how we work had brought this to the fore even more.

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Vaccinations – complicated or complex?

The Cynefin framework defines different types of problems and the leadership approach required to address them. It’s a helpful framework as we think about the success of the vaccine roll out – and to understand many other situations that we experience as human beings, and as leaders, navigating through challenging times.

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