Harriet Green

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Managing Oneself

October 27, 2020 - By Luan Wise - Leadership

It’s tough to plan ahead right now, but as many are taking a few days out with family and friends this half-term, conversations are inevitably turning to what will we be doing in the run-up to the festive period, and beyond. One of the all-time greats Peter Drucker, the Austrian-born American management consultant, educator, ...

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Trust

October 8, 2020 - By Luan Wise - Leadership

I believe it's so critical right now with the convergence of new technologies, global pandemic, a deep crisis of inclusion + Black Lives Matter, and climate change issues, to create a culture of trust. As highlighted in this article about the neuroscience of trust (https://lnkd.in/gunhmGn) I think we need to do 3 things: 1. Recognise ...

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The SCARF model

September 25, 2020 - By Luan Wise - Leadership

I am often reminded, during mentoring and business coaching sessions, of the importance of human relatedness and regular one-on-ones. This prompts me to refer to David Rocks superb work on the SCARF model (https://lnkd.in/gXPveQZ) which involves five domains of human social experience: S tatus C ertainty A utonomy R elatedness F airness ...

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Strategy salute to Michael Porter

September 24, 2020 - By Luan Wise - Leadership

This post is a strategy salute to Michael Porter with whom I was deeply privileged to learn directly from at Harvard Business School in 2006/7. The new CEO program was a brilliant, intensive emersion into global strategy & competition, working with the very best in the world! Best known for his theories on economics, business strategy, ...

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Three ways to be more resilient

September 18, 2020 - By Luan Wise - Leadership

As certainty, security, and our ability to plan even small activities is further eroded in this pre-Covid Vaccine state, personal resilience becomes core to surviving stress. I found this article very interesting as I personally focus on the following 3 main areas of this critical toolkit. http://ow.ly/kGT750BsPCp 1. Cultivate more compassion Firstly for ...

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Leadership Bias

September 3, 2020 - By Luan Wise - Leadership

As many leaders are experiencing one of the most extraordinary periods in history, I hope that my posts are helpful as we 'peel the onion' on important concepts that can help us navigate through these times of incredible pressure. Among many topics shared I have talked about growth mindsets, and active listening and asking. During ...

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Ask: How are you today?

August 27, 2020 - By Luan Wise - Leadership

My whole career I have embraced two simple approaches when speaking with my colleagues on a daily and monthly basis. The first is when I meet my co-workers, wherever it is, on a VC, or with a client, I always ask, “How are you today”, listen very carefully to the response, and engage around the ...

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The gift of feedback

July 30, 2020 - By Luan Wise - Leadership

Many times throughout my leadership career, I have used a mirror-holding approach to help talented direct reports and aspiring leaders to look into and see themselves at work. Instead of telling colleagues what I perceive as their areas of strengths and development areas, I engage in questions and dialogue to help them better understand their ...

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“So much of life is a negotiation - so even if you're not in business, you have opportunities to practice all around you,” Kevin O’Leary.  More than ever in these very uncertain times I have found the need for thoughtful, effective negotiation. Building new relationships with people in our communities as we attempt to ...

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Goodbye, but not farewell IBM

January 8, 2020 - By Luan Wise - Leadership

“Sometimes the hardest things and the right things are the same.”--Anonymous-- After an amazing four and a half years at IBM, I've made the hard decision to take some time out of my career to be with my family. One of the things that sets IBM apart is its compassion, especially in supporting people ...

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