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70:20:10 Framework for 21st Century Learning

In the complex, ever changing world that we live in, to thrive and flourish requires that we learn as we work and work as we learn.  The Center for Creative Leadership conducted research with hundreds of their clients and came up … Continue reading

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Positive Energy Will Drive Your Change Initiative

  In the bell curve of change, we often observe (left side) 5 to 10% of the people are resistant to the change and (right side) 5 to 10% of the people energized and motivated towards the change.  We spend a … Continue reading

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Mindful Practice ask yourself: “Isn’t that interesting!”

“Isn’t it interesting” is a technique that can take us away from our automatic reaction and take us to the balcony to observe and reflect upon our response. My mentor Jane Magruder Watkins has an expression that I always share … Continue reading

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Life consists only of moments, so be in the moment

“I came to Jane’s session at NTL and she rocked my life with film clips of Kenya helping people to find their voice.” David Cooperrider‘s description of his first meeting with Jane Magruder Watkins back in the mid 1980s.   … Continue reading

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Try taking a walk in the woods to resolve conflict.

At Innovation Works, our tagline is  ‘colliding ideas .. sparking action’ we believe that our job as facilitators is to create the conditions (container) where people feel safe to speak up when they strongly disagree with others (colliding ideas). Today when I read the … Continue reading

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Mo’s Favourite Videos of 2015 (Round 1)

  For those of you who know me well – my passion (and strength) is my love of learning.  In 1995 when I began my career in this field I created the following personal Mission statement (I update it every … Continue reading

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It’s Just Common Sense – Returning to Our Indigenous Wisdom

Might it be that the way for us to thrive and flourish in these disruptive and complex times, is to go back to the wisdom of our ancient ways of communicating!   “Mo everything you talk about is just common sense!” said the … Continue reading

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