The OWL Despatch

The Many Hats We Wear
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How many hats do you wear? How often do you change them? Would you have a minute or two to sit down and wonder about the hats you have to wear and the ones that you normally do?
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It Won’t Happen To Me
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The number of senior leaders who refuse to look at ambiguous probabilities and soak their calendars with the immediate doables is no small number.
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OWL Despatch Edition 64
Building Humour In The Workplace
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Humour has many 'near-magical' outcomes. Outcomes that would stay clouded but for humour. From improving productivity to helping with thinking, easing up conflict, giving feedback, building trust and much else.
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Would You Take Your Own Advice?
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The biblical King Solomon, known well known for his wisdom and wealth has also a 'paradox' named after him!
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Finishing Fourth In The Olympics
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A lived life when examined closely is full of jagged ends and incomplete edges. A very small subset of athletes get to the podium.
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Headed To a Burnout
Headed For A Burnout
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What can leaders do if they feel teams are headed for a burnout? What questions can they ask themselves?.
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OWL despatch edition 60
Dealing With A Rejection
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Research suggests that the same parts of the brain that get activated with physical pain, get activated with rejection. It is a natural reaction and is to be expected! The time, place, person, significance and other contextual elements bring alive...
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Certainty, In The WFH Era
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In organisations, innovations dry up when everyone is 'sure' of how things work or should work! It ossifies us to our pasts.
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Testing My Limits
Testing My Limits
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Here are two questions to ask yourself on what your limits are. Grab a pencil and have a go at them. I had some mighty meaningful answers for myself
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Life On The Screen. Four Ideas To Live it Tall
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Screens have become ubiquitous and everyone has access to it. Many of us bring to our screens our habits and ways of doing things from a different era. The opportunity to reimagine how we work and think is now and...
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