Happy Chinese and Lunar New Year to all of you! Wishing you the best for the coming Year of the Rat. In the Chinese culture, rats are seen as being clever and quick thinkers, as well as optimistic and energetic. Don your favorite red item, enjoy some awesome traditional Chinese food and bring someone good … Continue reading The Power of Multi-cultural Teams
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Forbes Magazine (Sept 2019) calls Emotional Intelligence 'a secret weapon for executives in the digital age.' The benefits of increased emotional intelligence are many: improved stress management, better decision making, stronger relationships and enhanced self-awareness and self-leadership. What do you know about your own emotional intelligence? Where are you strong and where would you like … Continue reading A Secret Weapon in the Digital Age
My research into the topics of Self-Leadership and Ikigai continues and now I’ve read ‘Ikigai: Giving Every Day Meaning and Joy,’ by Yukari Mitsuhashi. This book has given me a very good understanding of what the concept of ikigai is all about. My questions beyond the basics, were about trying to understand what ikigai is … Continue reading More Ikigai
As part of my project on Self Leadership, I am researching the Japanese concept of Ikigai and just finished reading "Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life," by Héctor García and Francesc Miralles. In terms of learning about Ikigai, this book offers only a cursory introduction. The authors start off by introducing … Continue reading Ikigai – A first introduction
You’ve been working hard, diligently, focused and your efforts have paid off. You’ve been offered your dream role in your organization! At the same time, your partner has also received a similar offer and the two positions are not in the same geographic place. Both roles are long-term and require onsite presence. This is one … Continue reading Personal Leadership
We are all continuously transitioning and taking our first steps into a new phase of our lives. It could be a major life transition such as: marriage, the welcoming of children into our lives, empty-nesting or retirement. It could be a major work-related transition: new job, a layoff, a promotion or starting a new company. … Continue reading Transitions
credits to janinesmusicroom.com Today's inspiration comes from the book, "Elastic: Unlocking Your Brain's Ability to Embrace Change," by Leonard Mlodinow. Have you read it? If not, I highly recommend it. You will find several secrets to unlocking your ability to be more creative, engage in divergent thinking and come up with ideas. One of the … Continue reading Culture and Our Ability to Embrace Change
Hurray! https://icagile.com/ Happy to share that I was awarded certification ICP-ENT which is short for Agility in the Enterprise! The certification focuses on developing an understanding of agility at the enterprise level from structural, process, leadership, and cultural perspectives. The course included topics such as systems and complexity theory, measuring business performance from an agile … Continue reading Agility in the Enterprise
Catherine/MindKatalysts partners with individuals to work towards sustainable change and a shift in mindset. Catherine will provide you with a safe place to bring up what is most important to you and you will benefit from many years of leadership experience. We will create a bespoke coaching program suited to your needs. Book an initial … Continue reading Change.