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How To A Build A Healthy, Cohesive Team

Part One: The (Misguided) Beliefs About Teams “The general rule seems to be that the level of consciousness of an organisation (or team) cannot exceed the level of consciousness of its leader” – Frederic Laloux Photograph by Tim Marshall When contemplating a team it’s important to understand that all human relationship systems hold complex dynamics. […]

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What is a Systemic Approach?

Our Human Relationship System:  Like a spider\’s web, all of life is interconnected.  Chaos theory and the famous ‘if a butterfly flaps its wing’ discoveries have proved this to us.  All of life is a system; incredibly complex systems upon systems, interwoven together.   The Western world however tends to view the world through an Individual

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The Liminal Space

Let\’s talk about LIMINAL SPACE… The world (and that means all of us) are in this Liminal Space right now (because of the pandemic), but we may not be conscious of what this space really is. Liminal space is a THRESHOLD. Think of it like a door way, where we stand in the space between

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Northern Soul

WATCH: NORTHERN SOUL WITH ZENA ME “If you don’t know where you are going, any road can take you there.” – Alice in Wonderland I first experienced being filmed by Nic Askew back in 2005. The resulting film, Hello Yellow Brick Road, was the start of my journey to finding my purpose. I believed that we all

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Toxic Cultures

“The prisoners were easy, it’s the SYSTEM I struggled with…” Clare McGregor, Coach and Author of the book ‘Coaching Behind Bars’ How to Illuminate the Hidden Relationship Dynamics CAN COACHING SAVE THE WORLD?….A feisty American woman immediately jumped on Clare’s comment…“Yes! That’s exactly it” she said. “That’s what I WANT to talk about…The TOXIC SYSTEMS… What we do about them? How do we

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\”Values and Integrity\” Becoming Our Authentic Self

THE SYMBOLISM OF RUPERT… Recently, in my journal I had a flashback to a childhood memory of watching Rupert on the TV.  Then, last Wednesday, whilst walking through Manchester’s University, chatting with the wonderful Values Expert Jackie Le Frevre, I came across a street bookseller and there, directly facing me, was a Rupert Book for sale. After 15 years of writing a journal every

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Thriving out of the box

The Birth of My New Web \”Place\”  How do you transform an ordinary, ‘head-bound’ space into one of exploration, play, and openness?  As leaders and coaches we understand the intrinsic wonderfulness within each person. Our job is often seen as that of a locksmith or a safecracker: we break people open so they have access

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