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It takes more than words to become a “Disruptive Leader”

Friday July 23rd, 2021 0 comments

I am interested in football and ice hockey as I believe that they can learn a lot from Business Teams Dynamics whilst inspiring them, in return, from a metaphorical perspective. And results come faster in sports: the next quarter’s results are the next game for sports’ coaches. So the time lag to measure the impact of strategic, cultural, tactical or…

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Brain-fog and the Pandemic Brain

Friday July 2nd, 2021 0 comments

I usually write about Disruption Economy, Leadership and Transformation. Once, back in 2019, I made an exception, quoting a very interesting TED talk by one of the specialists of sleep, Matt Walker (see article). I did that because I consider my mission to be to support leaders, particularly during the disruptive times we are called to live. And today’s post…

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Romans and Revolutions

Thursday June 24th, 2021 0 comments

Have you noticed how a radical diet (here speaks a specialist😉) creates a (sometimes) healthy shock in our constitution (two years ago, I lost 15kg by stopping to eat during 15 days, my blood pressure was back to where it should be, my glycaemia level was under control) but if the mindset does not change, sooner or later the pendulum…

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Themes for Disruptive Leaders

Saturday June 12th, 2021 2 comments

Think back to leadership in the prehistorical tribes, then in the various first great civilizations, Sumerians, Egyptians, Sabaeans, Harappans, Chinese, Indians, Olmecs, Caralians, followed by the Romans, the Middle Age, the Renaissance, the industrial revolution or now, Toffler’s announced third wave… Did the paradigms on which leaders based their “license to operate” widely differ? In all those Worlds anchored into…

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We need 30 seconds of your time to support us…

Saturday June 5th, 2021 3 comments

Dear Readers, dear Friends, As you may know by now, Nick McRoberts and I have decided to write a second book, triggered by what we see as the biggest decision Mankind has to take about its fate: How will we decide to invest the trillions of you-name-the currency, that governments have pledged, to reset the Economy? Will we haste backwards…

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Science sans conscience n’est que ruine de l’âme

Friday May 28th, 2021 0 comments

“Science without consciousness, will lead to the ruining of our souls” used to warn the 16th century French advanced thinker, Rabelais. Alvin Toffler, the famous Futurist, who passed away in 2016, was warning in his 1970 book, the Future Shock, that “too much change in too short a period of time” would cause unsuspected wounds and grief amongst ordinary people.…

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“Without connections, nothing happens” (M. Wheatley/M. Kellner-Rogers)

Saturday May 22nd, 2021 0 comments

In an excellent article about self-organised teams (“The Irresistible Future Organising” 1996) visionaries Meg Weathley and Myron Kellner-Rogers wrote: “People need opportunities to “bump up” against others in the system, making the unplanned connections that spawn new ventures or better integrated responses.” Several times, in this blog, I have displayed a simulation designed by Ernst & Young, in the early…

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The three Fallacies of Albert Ellis

Friday May 14th, 2021 0 comments

Eleven years ago, we had invited a high level practitioner and therapist in R.E.B.T. (Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, created by psychologist Albert Ellis). For those of you who know our practice well, the link was obvious with Logos, Pathos, Ethos and we were keen to understand if there was anything we could ethically (i.e. without betraying Albert Ellis or without…

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Beyond Critical Thinking: Constructive Conversations

Friday May 7th, 2021 0 comments

Mankind offers a unique track record in failing its encounters with History. In the 20th century only, Russia freed itself from the Czars, just to go back under another yoke. We lost approximately 20 million lives in World War I and, incapable to spare shame and punishment towards the defeated parties, we were faced 26 years later with another deflagration,…

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