THE IMPACT BLOG

What’s the difference between watching a PowerPoint presentation and undergoing a root canal? One is forced upon us, causes excruciating pain, and often requires lengthy recovery time. The other is a dental procedure. But I’ve got news for you: It’s not PowerPoint, it’s you. I know these - Read More...
 
Posted by Guest Author on 17.05.17
Recently I watched an episode of Antiques Roadshow. I know, I’m literally that cool. In that particular episode a man had brought with him an old worn leather coat. It was jet black and had faded on the pockets. It was pleasant enough to look at, in an old leather coat kind of way. Upon first - Read More...
 
Posted by Guest Author on 11.05.17
The first update on our three year project to research and educate on the global problem of plastic pollution in our oceans.  Early in January 2017, after many weeks of preparation and getting Sula ready for the next 3 years, we were ready to leave Nelson. We were set to head - Read More...
 
Posted by Guest Author on 02.05.17
Solitude. Some of us seek it. Some of us avoid it. Ok, maybe most of us, avoid it.

As poet David Whyte recognizes “the first step in spending time alone is to admit how afraid of it we are”.

Afraid or not, it is crucial for - Read More...

 
Posted by Guest Author on 05.04.17
Why employee engagement is one of the most undervalued drivers of lasting change. When it comes to digital transformation, a step-change in focus on customer experience is commonly seen to be one of the key catalysts behind many of the shifts that need to take place in - Read More...
 
Posted by Guest Author on 05.04.17
Katherine is Britain’s most decorated female Olympic athlete and the first British woman to win medals at five successive games. What's the best piece of feedback you've ever been given? Could you do it better? What's the main thing that's - Read More...
 
Posted by Guest Author on 22.03.17
Roots and Wings. Hopefully we are cultivating or challenging one or the other at any particular time. We see it in the news and in our own lives. Obama’s parting comment to African leaders was that the continent will not advance if its leaders refuse to step down when their terms end. Here - Read More...
 
Posted by Guest Author on 15.03.17
This is an edited excerpt from the book "Future Fit" by Giles Hutchins, published by the Future Fit Leadership Academy. An old Chinese proverb says, "In times of great winds, some build bunkers, others build windmills." We are living in these times of great winds. Winds of change are - Read More...
 
Posted by Guest Author on 08.03.17
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