It was 1979. I was off to a conference in Pittsburgh. This was before the days of non–stop flights to the US. I had to go from Sydney to Auckland, Honolulu, Los Angeles, Chicago, Cleveland and finally to Pittsburgh. I arrived at my hotel at 2am after 32 hours of travelling. Not feeling much like sleep I went to the bar. I exchanged greetings with the few that were there, downed a ‘Bud’ and headed off to bed for the few hours that were left.
It’s time to reconnect with our bodies, minds, and spirits with yoga!
While you’re practicing your yoga poses why not use it as an opportunity to develop your thinking agility, too?
“How about we all go bungee jumping after today’s session?”
Last week I was lucky enough to be the main speaker at the International Leadership Seminar – held in Bali.
Here’s an experiment. Read the following paragraph once:
With hocked gems financing him, our hero bravely defied all scornful laughter that tried to prevent his scheme. “Your eyes deceive,” he had said. “An egg, not a table, correctly typifies this unexplored planet.” Now three sturdy sisters sought proof. Forging along, sometimes through calm vastness, yet more often very turbulent peaks and valleys, days became weeks as many doubters spread fearful rumors about the edge. At last from nowhere welcome winged creatures appeared, signifying momentous success.
In this always on, always connected world, learning actually never stops. It happens automatically whenever you open your favorite apps, browse YouTube or play games.
A lot of the work I do is with teams. I work with leadership teams, project teams, virtual teams, teams that are thrown together at the last minute and teams that have been together for a long time.
Today’s Millennial workforce. We hear that often that they’re entitled, lazy, self-centred and lacking a strong work ethic.
75% of cross-functional teams are dysfunctional.
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