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Can you make this happen?

October 31st, 2017

  As I move over the half way point of my Harvard Disruption and Innovation program, I have asked myself how can I keep growing and energising myself when its all over? Here is a way to illustrate this point.  We all have a tremendous amount of expertise and knowledge of the career, job, profession, […]

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Friday’s Question, Are you moving forward?

October 26th, 2017

Friday’s Question –  Have you been Disruptive this year?  Who would have thought that NZ this time last week would have a young female Prime Minister Jacinda Arden. She has truly Disrupted an election that seemed like a surefire win for the conservative National Party. She is Leader of the Labour Party, who have not […]

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Competitive edge is not about your Niche

October 23rd, 2017

  This past week I have been studying a new theory that has challenged me to rethink how I market and position Creating Encores and my target Niche or “My competitive Edge”. In every training program I have done we have been told to put together all the attributes that we believe makes up our […]

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Are you the Go to Person, Why Not?

October 19th, 2017

As I finish another week with the Harvard Interruption and Innovation course with my Professor Clay Christensen (in photo), I marvel at the new ideas and material that I have been exposed to in just a couple of weeks. Imagine if you had the opportunity to meet and work with some of the most inspiring […]

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Creative Trend, Forecasts Happiness

October 16th, 2017

  “Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort” – Franklin D. Roosevelt As I move into the second week of the Harvard Business Disruption program, I am even more convinced that our careers cannot be fulfilling and sustainable unless we are happy. The theory behind this thinking comes from […]

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Stick your neck out!

October 13th, 2017

  Stick your neck out…it’s a lot more fun than sitting at home and watching other people do it.”  – Sir Richard Branson Do you “Stick your neck out’? If your answer is no – Why not? Keep reading and this might inspire you to do so. This is a personal story to give you […]

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Why surprise yourself?

October 9th, 2017

What would be a gob smacking career turnaround look like for you, SURPRISE? I mentioned to a close friend recently that I would love to take my learning up many notches and study with some of the world’s most significant teachers. In particular innovative well researched topics that I could use in my coaching. Her […]

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“Why Do you Do what you Do”?

October 6th, 2017

  “Why do you do what you do?” I have just been reading through the Facebook Introductions from people who are part of my Harvard Innovation and Disruption Course. It is a global melting pot of individuals from a Neuroscientist who performs brain surgery on animals in Boston to an Entrepreneur in the USA who […]

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Harvard Innovation and Disruption for you

October 2nd, 2017

” I opened the email from Harvard last week and read the words, “You have been accepted into Harvard Business School Innovation and Disruption Course”. “I now have the perfect combination for Creating Encores to grow even further with the backing of one of the world’s greatest Universities. I felt as if I had won […]

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December Newsletter

February 20th, 2017

December Newsletter “Unveiling 2017 – a new year, a new you”, I would love your comments and thoughts on this newsletter, enjoy.

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