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Engagement also works upward

Saturday March 31st, 2012 0 comments

Whenever invited to design and run a leadership program, I avoid “punishing the participants” by adding an extra project to it. They have already enough work on their plate so that, if every development course ends up by bringing more work to their heavy daily routine, they will not want to join in the future. Sometimes however, there may be…

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"Why Pathos is crucial in any engagement process"

Sunday June 5th, 2011 0 comments

Antonio Damasio[1] and Joseph Ledoux[2] are two leading neuroscientists. I admit a slight bias in favor of Ledoux who fits well with our Enablers philosophy of hiring bright and atypical individuals: He also heads a rock band, called “The Amygdaloids”[3]. Understanding and simplifying the writings of such advanced thinkers is a real challenge. Christophe Lachnitt, another atypical individual who heads…

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“Those who can do, those who can’t… teach”

Sunday January 23rd, 2011 5 comments

My rebellious side fell in love with this quote of G. B. Shaw, brought by  Nick McRoberts[1]. We now have wonderful Enablers “intelligent fibers” shirts (Rhodia FiBras) on which the wise words are proudly worn. There is be a profound need for evolution in the world of teaching. I find the following clip below quite compelling: My daughter has the…

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