How to fulfill your potential and disrupt – Part3 – The ‘WHY’

So now I’ve shared the WHAT and WHERE secrets of discovering your calling in life. But there’s one final part to the secret. And thanks to Simon Sinek, it’s everyone’s current favorite… The WHY. The material impact resulting from WHAT you do, and WHERE you do it. In summary, your life mission comprises: ‪WHAT ‬ | ‪Use‬ ‪the talents & …

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Do you know your unique value? – Part2 – The ‘WHERE’

In the last post I shared a secret. But here’s the second part. If you only pursue your passions, many of your innate needs will not be met. You will quickly become burnt out. Ever heard an extrovert say they need non-people time to recharge? Or an introvert who’s really good speaking or performing on stage? Same idea. Our environmental …

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Find Your Life Purpose – Part 1 – The ‘WHAT’

I’m going to share a secret with you. It’s not a new idea. But it’s a very misunderstood one. And I’d like to wipe the smudges off, and clear things up. It’s hidden in plain sight. And the reason it’s a secret is because each generation reacts to the previous. Swinging the pendulum to the other extreme end of the …

The Silo Effect: Increasing Your Speed to Market

If you asked a team of 2nd graders to build a fort, how would they organize? A bit of chaos and whining, sure. But they’d probably just get together in the same place, gather their materials, and start working together – communicating as they go. They wouldn’t create process maps and prioritization forums. And they definitely wouldn’t go off to …

10 Characteristics of a Great Organizational Culture

In our first post, we indulged in a thought experiment. We asked, “Why have the rules of business changed so much, and why do we need to transform the culture of our organizations?” We concluded that there are 3 cultural pillars that need to be in place to avoid fizzle-out and to thrive in the 21st century:  autonomy, people > …

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The Trifecta: Directions to a Culture of Sustainable Success

Let’s start at the beginning of the story. Companies and organizations form in order to solve a problem or seize an opportunity. The founders are focused on building. Sprinting. There’s so much to do and so little time. Nights, weekends. Worry, excitement. It’s a mad rush, and for those who succeed, these same trends continue into the growth period   …