Team & Interdependency

Motivating Your Senior Team

If you are leading a senior team, a critical part of your role is facilitating the high performance of key individuals and the collective.  This means tapping into key motivations.  It is well documented, that intrinsic motivation is both more meaningful and more sustainable for senior executives. They still enjoy extrinsic rewards, and will happily…

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Change & Agility

Transformation Success Recipe

Nothing could be more important than clean water. Sanitation probably comes a close 2nd. To impact water and sanitation at scale across the developing world would be a true transformation. Transformation is one of those popular terms now that is applied to any change initiative that happens. However, the word “transformation” carries more power than…

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Praesta Insights

The Resilient Team

Introduction At Praesta we focus on helping organisations to achieve sustainable change. Ideally, that means a partnership approach, including work with leadership teams. The concerted senior team effort has the potential to influence motivation, performance and culture for the longer term, whilst the impact of individual leaders risks fading with their departure. In this Insight…

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Change & Agility

Resilience & Agility: The New Leadership Currency

Resilience & agility are 2 terms that are now used frequently in leadership conversations. They go together like two lions protecting the entrance to the sacred place. There reverence has arisen out of our more volatile and uncertain world. They are the requirements of the leadership dance that accompanies a highly dynamic and competitive landscape.…

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Change & Agility

How to Transform your Business in 6 Steps

The top team, whether at global or regional level, fundamentally dictate the success of change initiatives. This team needs to attend to their own internal dynamics and processes so that they can both model and enable the transformation message across the business. Team Alignment for Business Transformation As the world becomes more and more turbulent,…

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Team Work Team & Interdependency

High Performance: Part 2

In a former life, I was an international rugby referee. This gave me a glimpse into aspects of high performance from a close but neutral perspective. As I think back on some of the champion sides  that I refereed a few distinctive qualities stand out: Play right at the Edge. Great sides were difficult to…

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Mark S Powell Leader Snacks

Future of Leadership

  The critical Highlights are: The future is moving quickly towards us. Whilst we are up for many surprises, some aspects of tomorrow are predictable We need to pay attention not just to the changing nature of markets and competitive disruptors, but also to the way work is done and what that means for nature…

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Team & Interdependency Team & Interdependency

High Performance: Part 1

In a past life, I was a rugby referee. I did this for around a decade rising high enough to officiate in International games. I had the pleasure of officiating in games featuring Emerging Wallabies; American Eagles, England, Scotland, the champion NZ All Blacks and the mighty British Lions. This experience gifted me with a…

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