Harriet Green

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During my first big leadership role in 1989 as Managing Director of the Macro Group, I received a rather bold, brilliant and direct piece of feedback. This turned out to be one of the most important interventions I have ever had... Idea of the Day: My Life Changed as I Accepted the Gift of Feedback  If ...

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Idea of the Day: I Think I am Collaborating Too Much - 9 Triggers to over collaborating! Am I one of the way too eager people who jump into, or are dragged into, active collaborations that might run better without us and that burn up our valuable time and energy? I think I might be??  To ...

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I have always believed in the importance of having friends at work, and being aware of the impact it has on employees’ productivity and creativity. I have myself forged many meaningful and enduring friendships throughout my career. So how can managers create and maintain a friendship-friendly workplace that delivers measurable results?  The Power of Work ...

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On National Train Your Brain day, a day of reflecting on how our brain works, applies cognition and reacts to the world, I wanted to remind us all of the power of pushing through our fear and stepping out of our comfort zones! It is so crucial to seek out what seems unfamiliar, unsafe, and ...

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The case for reading fiction

October 15, 2020 - By Luan Wise - Creativity

Earlier this week I shared my love of poetry - and what wonderful words of inspiration & great poems you shared with me too! I also have a huge love of reading, and when I'm asked for book recommendations people are often surprised that I turn to fiction, rather than non-fiction texts. Neuroscience research suggests ...

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Why business leaders need to read poetry.

October 12, 2020 - By Luan Wise - Creativity

My need for creativity and love of words is articulated so well in this Fast Company article that highlights why poetry is such a great resource to support new thinking, stimulate innovation, and provide a new level of confidence. I am also finding that in these challenging times, great poetry helps centre and delight me. ...

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The power of abstract art

June 29, 2020 - By Luan Wise - Creativity

What I love about the power of abstract art is that it can transport the mind to a theme or construct that is entirely personal. What I see in the work may be totally different to what you or the next person see! Take these amazing digital works from Archan Nair (https://lnkd.in/g_...

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New age art experiences in lockdown

May 29, 2020 - By Luan Wise - Creativity

In week three of lockdown I was bemoaning and listing my biggest losses, and what I missed the most about my real life. Up there, front and centre was my wanderings through and love of art galleries! This is part one of two posts on my move from galleries to new age art experiences in ...

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There are many things that the creative arts and business have in common. Whether it is the curtain going down or the close of a business deal or meeting a client need – each of these are just episodes in an everyday life that is full of hard work, pain, joys, dreams, successes and failures. My ...

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