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Food for Thought | A legendary coach shared his best piece of advice. You can follow it in minutes

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On May 22, 2018

Don Yaeger has received his fair share of inspirational advice. As someone who has spent his career studying high performers, first as a sports journalist and then as the author of numerous celebrity biographies, he has had firsthand insight into the lives of some of the world’s greatest professionals and what makes them so successful. But of all the tips...

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Food for Thought | Time to grow up …. we all need PIPs

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On May 22, 2018

After fiddling around with my work-frame concept last weekend I’ve thought a bit more about my own performance improvement…. by which I mean how I get better at what I do. I want to get better not because I don’t think I’m good enough (although I did for many years) but because I’m alive, growing and developing in so many...

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Food for Thought | If You Aspire to Be a Great Leader, Be Present

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On April 25, 2018

Some years ago, we worked with a director of a multinational pharma company who’d been receiving poor grades for engagement and leadership effectiveness. Although he tried to change, nothing seemed to work. As his frustration grew, he started tracking the time he spent with each of his direct reports — and every time he received bad feedback, he pulled out...

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The Learning Wave Breakfast Event – Futurism

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On April 19, 2018

We had a fantastic start to the day yesterday with Dr Michelle Dickinson presenting at our Breakfast Event.  There is more to come when we share key points of the session however here is a teaser “Under the theme of ‘Re-wiring Our Future’, what we heard most clearly were messages that included ‘Take risks: if you win, you will be...

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The Learning Cafe | December 2017

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On December 14, 2017

Modern laziness  The original definition of lazy was about a person who avoids hard physical work. Too lazy to dig a garden, too lazy to organise a working bee or too lazy to clean the garage. The modern lazy person also avoids emotional labour. This is the laziness of not raising your hand to ask the key questions, the laziness...

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Food for thought | Generation Z vs Millennials: The 8 differences you need to know

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On December 13, 2017

Generation Z vs Millennials: The 8 differences you need to know Eight pivotal differences between Millennials and Generation Z that will impact organizational structure, workplace communications, employee training, and more. The next generation hungry to enter the workplace is Generation Z. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Generation Z (the post-Millennial generation) makes up 25 percent of the population. (Read...

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Food for thought | How To Respect Your Own Time

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On December 13, 2017

How To Respect Your Own Time Busy is the mantra of this generation and it’s not a good thing. With time becoming an increasingly precious resource, it’s worthwhile thinking about how to protect your own time. And it starts with respect. If you respect your time, others will follow suit. Here are some golden rules to help you feel more...

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