Creating a feedforward culture
Jul23

Creating a feedforward culture

Following on from last month’s article of “feedback or feedforward?” let’s continue by exploring how to do feedforward well. By giving feedforward in an effective way, you can start to create a culture where people feel comfortable to talk to each other about pretty much anything. What it comes down to is respectful and supportive transparency. By being open to feedforward and seeing it as a gift, we encourage...

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Relaxation isn’t just for your time off
Jul15

Relaxation isn’t just for your time off

Everyone needs time off at regular intervals, to relax, recharge and forget about work for a while. Over the last 18 months or so of a global pandemic which has for many meant working from home, the lines between work and home have become blurred. And it has for many potentially raised the question: Am I working from home or living at work? Even if you love working from home, valuing the flexibility it gives you and the time and money...

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IMPACT Magazine celebrates one year
Jul12

IMPACT Magazine celebrates one year

This last year has flown by – we are celebrating IMPACT’s 1 year anniversary! We hope you have enjoyed the first 12 issues covering various angles on leadership impact. As we move into our second year, the magazine will now be issued every other month, with some additional contents. Issue 13 July 2021 In this July issue, we focus on how to do feedforward well, why managing change isn’t enough, the void that is...

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4 quick Change Impact Hacks
Jun24

4 quick Change Impact Hacks

Change is a constant, we all know that. And supporting others through change is part of your role as a leader so you definitely want to maximise your impact in this area. Here are 4 quick proven impact hacks to consider when wanting to dial up your impact during times of change. BE AWARE OF EMOTIONS Change is inherently emotional. Understand what it does to you, the emotional reaction that you have and how that is leaking to others....

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Feedforward: feedback that works
Jun21

Feedforward: feedback that works

Do you like receiving feedback? Or do you like giving it? If the answer is no to either of those questions, you are not alone. Many people dislike or even fear feedback. And this is probably because people often encounter constructive, corrective feedback more frequently than positive, reinforcing feedback. We have encountered many managers and leaders over the years who have said: ”If I’m not saying anything about their performance,...

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Look for the patterns
Jun16

Look for the patterns

Wayne Gretzky, as many of you know, is a legendary former Canadian ice-hockey player – some would even say he’s the best player ever. In fact, he is the highest point-scorer and has more assists that any other player in the history of the NHL (North America National Hockey League). And there is a lot we can learn from him, which is relevant to work and life overall. In one of his many, many interviews, he was asked what made him such...

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