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George Ambler



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VUCA Times Require Frequent Strategic Breaks

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 19:36:16 +0000

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“Here is Edward Bear, coming downstairs now, bump, bump, bump, on the back of his head, behind Christopher Robin. It is, as far as he knows, the only way of coming downstairs, but sometimes he feels that there really is another way, if only he could stop bumping for a moment and think of it.” […]

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Leadership Lessons from Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 19:31:12 +0000

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The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race is one of the toughest endurance tests of its kind. Whilst most round the world yacht races are undertaken by professional sailors. The Clipper Round the World Race is open to anyone. People like you and I. No previous sailing experience necessary. The race organizers provide training, a […]

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Leaders Are Not Born, They’re Made. Leadership Develops

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 12:32:16 +0000

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There has been a debate for years about what makes a leader. This debate has resulted in two schools of thought. One school proposes that leaders are made from a select few unique of individuals, born with a rare set of leadership abilities – leaders are born. The other school of thought proposes that leaders […]

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Leadership is Not Title or Position

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 20:15:34 +0000

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Many see leaders as those with power and position. This view of leadership assumes that leaders are the few people at the top of an organisation. Nothing could be further from the truth! “All the effective leaders I have encountered – both those I worked with and those I merely watched – knew four simple things: […]

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Build Psychological Safety. It’s the Foundation of Team Performance

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 20:51:38 +0000

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Henry Ford is reported to have said, “Why is it that every time I hire a pair of hands, they come with a brain attached?” This thinking is a reflection of how work was managed in a manufacturing era, where the repetitive nature of tasks required people to think as little as possible. The purpose […]

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