Category Archives: Leadership
Recent blog from our NPA Worldwide partner – Barbachano International (BIP), Human Capital Solutions leader in Mexico, Latin America, and the USA
18 days. That’s how long 12 boys ages 11-16 and their 25-year-old soccer coach were trapped six miles deep in Thailand’s Tham Luang Nang Non cave system.
As i write this blog the documentary Dancing with Atoms, a tribute to Sir Paul Callaghan is being released. I heard the filmmaker Shirley Horrocks speak about the making of it and about the remarkable and interesting person he was. Tragically Sir Paul passed away in 2012 and for those of us in the New Zealand food industry we are often reminded of him through Callaghan Innovation, the governments agency supporting tech innovation and its support of NZFIN, the Food Innovation Network.
Learning How to Be More Aware
You might picture someone who never lets his temper get out of control, no matter what problems he’s facing. You might think of someone who has the complete trust of her staff, always speaks kindly, listens to her team, is easy to talk to and always makes careful, informed decisions.
These are qualities of someone with a high degree of emotional intelligence.
The 6 hats for all the thinking angles. We all have a dominant thinking style which means at work we normally approach situations and new ideas from the same perspective. Jane Perdue discusses Edward de Bono’s suggestion that there are six thinking styles describing them as coloured hats.
Imagine the difference if you could learn to think differently, how could that assist your team? What impression could you make? What results could you achieve?