A way out of the woods webinar

Our co-founder Ajit Menon hosted a webinar with Dr. Allen Zimbler entitled ‘A way out of the woods.’ Allen told three excellent stories about organisations recovering from crisis. He also gave us pointers on what leaders and organisations need to consider as we start to come out of the Covid 19 situation.   You can…

The Tarantula

We devote our lives to avoiding having to face the unknown. Our compass, our maps, our psychological ‘Sat Navs” are all set up to equip us with predictability, direction, meaning, and momentum. Mostly, we must know where we are; where we should be; and how we must act. Many of us are conforming creatures of the familiar that crave the rules of…

When helping does not help

Last week was a real test; of resilience, strength, patience and multi-tasking. As the parent of a school going child, like many others around the country and the world for that matter, juggling home working and home schooling was a struggle. I am used to multi-tasking and working on multiple projects at the same time,…

Don’t be a hostage

We have been taken hostage not just by an infectious little spec, but by the considerable power it wields to inflict fear, pain and loss into our lives. For the first time in the lives of many of us we have a gun to our heads, and we are under threat both physically and psychologically.…

Boundaries

Captain Blackadder: This is a crisis. A large crisis. In fact, if you got a moment, it’s a twelve-storey crisis with a magnificent entrance hall, carpeting throughout, 24-hour portage, and an enormous sign on the roof, saying ‘This Is a Large Crisis’. A large crisis requires a large plan! And yes, Captain Blackadder, we are in crisis. COVID-19 is one of those Black Swan…