Overcoming Blind Spots for Business Growth– Part Two
Overcoming Blind Spots for Business Growth– Part Two
A more common term for the type of blind spot I started discussing in my last blog is “unconscious bias.” Deep dive research is upending our understanding of how we navigate our world and how we make decisions. It turns out that a very large percentage of our decisions are made on auto pilot, based on past experience that may or may not be relevant to current reality. This deaf, numb and blind phenomena has increased exponentially as a result of VUCA. Disengagement, burnout, phobias, self-sabotage, choking in the clutch, angst, outburst and even depression are by-products of VUCA, triggered at the unconscious level due to our own unconscious biases.
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Overcoming Blind Spots for Business Growth– Part One
Overcoming Blind Spots for Business Growth– Part One
We’ve mentioned before that it took us a while to recognize that the work we at Light-Core do with our clients is about more than just process and procedures, and that we excel at helping leadership make the paradigmatic shifts necessary to unlock massive capability. We’ve taken a good look at how people’s bandwidth relates to results—let’s look at how Blind Spots play into the matrix of success.
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The fates lead them who will, them who won’t it drags (Joseph Campbell)
The fates lead them who will, them who won’t it drags (Joseph Campbell)
Last week I had the privilege of speaking about radical change to a large group of CPAs in Las Vegas. Many CPAs are caught feeling irrelevant as the practices and environment around them constantly evolve, and they must change their behaviour to realize productivity improvements – They are not alone in this.
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Spring is a Time of New Beginnings
Spring is a Time of New Beginnings
This week, we’re travelling to Vancouver, B.C. to participate in GroYourBiz’s bi-annual conference, EXCELerate2017. I am honoured and very excited to be speaking at the conference. In our deeply connected world, we are all impacted by mega-trends. I’m going to be talking about the upside of crazy, and how to win when your world turns upside down. VUCA is impacting all of us and to win, we need to think differently.
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Leveraging Business as a Tool for Renewal and Inspiration
Leveraging Business as a Tool for Renewal and Inspiration
Events are a great way to feed inspiration, and learn and connect with other passionate and engaged people. One of the side benefits of being nominated for a Canadian Women Entrepreneur award was getting introduced to Women of Influence and their events. Listening to the stories of people who have achieved what I’m trying to achieve, like Kimberly Newport-Mimran of Pink Tartan, helps me to maintain perspective and realise that the challenges I’m facing are universal and part of the journey.
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