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Change and the Uncluttered Mind

Words by Melissa Bell My typical workday probably looks very much like many of yours.  I peruse emails while sipping coffee in bed and 10-minute grab-and-go lunches are a norm.  My schedule is full of back-to-back meetings where I pivot from one topic to another,

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Inspire Change Ready Teams

Transformational change is not an individual sport – it is a team event. If a single person, even at the most senior level, tries to push through a change without the support of a team, that change is likely to fail. The team captain can

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Excellence as a habit

BY MELISSA BELL Let’s be clear on something. As a runner, I am not fast. I am not good. I have never once stepped on to a podium or even came close to the top third of a race. However, I am excellent. This is

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Authenticity in the workplace

I am often asked where do you work? My answer to this simple question is always the same. I work for a boutique consulting firm focused on transformation; not just any type of transformation but transformation delivered through the science of data. This unique approach

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Some perspectives on mindfulness

Mindfulness is not about getting rid of unpleasant thoughts. It is more about creating some space so we can make clear decisions about those thoughts. This links beautifully with David Allen’s idea of the brain not being there to store ideas, but to generate them.

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