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ArchiveApril 2017

The Evolution of the Watercooler

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The Watercooler still exists – the forum for idle chitchat that really serves no purpose except to highlight the ups and downs of company politics. We might not physically gather around it anymore and instead do so virtually in Facebook, Twitter, SLACK and other tools that allow us to spend the day messaging on such topics. It’s hard to resist that swirling vortex of negative energy...

The Anatomy of a Good Quote

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It motivates you. It reminds you what you should be doing. It makes you smile. It provides a connection between you and everyone else looking at it. Or perhaps it does nothing at all and you simply keep scrolling on by on your feed du jour. Maybe you are sick and tired of quotes and all you want to do is turn them off, never to see them again. But if something so small has the power to embolden...

From Presenting to Storytelling

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I’ve been toying with this idea for almost 6 months now and finally completed a Slideshare presentation on why I think we (all of us) need to start looking at transitioning from delivering presentations in our work to delivering stories. It sounds simple, but a quick glance at the last presentation you gave might yield a different story (no pun intended) where the intended output was more...

You Need to Shake Up Your Game

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Pick your sport of choice today, now find your favourite athlete. Now watch them, watch them closely – watch what they do when they are on offense, what they do when they are defense, watch how they react to the plays coming at them, watch how they run the plays with the rest of their team. What do you notice?  What do they all have in common across any sport? They don’t do the same...

Clean Out the Clutter

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Whether it’s the physical or mental – when we work in clutter – we never achieve our best work. Think of an athlete, a soccer player, trying to pass on a field littered with garbage – they can’t setup a pass because the ball keeps bouncing off of a garbage can and going the wrong way. Now think of your office, books and manuals strewn around the floor and on your...

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