Debunking group think for group synch

Written by Stuart Haden on May 30, 2018

Performing optimally as a team requires one thing, “To synch up collectively.” (Kotler & Wheal). A degree of familiarity and purpose that brings people together. The clichés are well known – on the same page, singing from the same hymn sheet or marching to the same drum beat.

Kotler and Wheal continue to describe that ecstasis (flow, contemplative/mystical and psychedelic states) cannot be found in any field manual. “It’s a blank spot on their maps, beyond the pen of most cartographers,

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It’s Not About The Coach – Change

Written by Stuart Haden on May 16, 2018

With my book published I know how important the written word is for people when it comes to learning. However, we must all recognise the importance of video content as an emerging trend in media and society as a whole.

When I first built my online programmes I relied solely on the written text. It wasn’t long until I put in a great deal of extra work to make sure each of my online modules also included a video. But, that

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Culture change requires a map and compass

Written by Stuart Haden on May 2, 2018

I recently presented at the CIPD’s Learning and Development Show on my well trodden path of Creating a Coaching Culture. Speaking of paths I introduced the concept of needing a framework and direction. But to bring this alive I likened this approach to using a map and compass.

Culture change requires a framework and just like any ‘map’ we should all be able to pick it up and make some sense of our location. Never a linear journey, always dynamic. The ‘compass’

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