3 Essentials for an Age of Complexity

By: Michael McQueenIn the world we are living in, it seems that by the day, information becomes more and more convoluted and issues become more and more complex. Dealing with such a world demands a kind of depth of thought, discernment and understanding that we have previously not had to develop....

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3 Everyday Enemies of Your Tenacity

By: Michael McQueenMiriam is quick in the centre but loses heart. Joyce understands the game but could move a little quicker; Audrey places herself well but lacks height. I recently came across this extract from the sports notes section of the annual magazine from a girl’s school in the...

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How Businesses Can Recalibrate in a Crisis

By: Michael McQueenIn the last few weeks, it has seemed that every day has brought yet another piece of bad news, pushing the world deeper and deeper into crisis mode. With more and more job losses, confirmed cases of Covid-19 infection and uncertainties arising, it is difficult to see the...

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3 Elements Of The Age Of Empowerment

By: Michael McQueenIn the existing world of power and politics, the story of David and Goliath has never really rung true. Aside from the odd revolutionary who led a charge against the world’s reigning forces, power has historically always belonged to organisations – be they religious...

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What Your Future Job Will Look Like

By: Michael McQueenIf you had told the manual workers of the previous centuries that one day the average person’s ‘work’ would primarily be conducted from one little device we call a ‘laptop’, they would not have believed you – and they definitely would not have...

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Are You Embracing A Growth Mindset?

By: Michael McQueenOver 30 years ago, a cohort of middle school students was given some mathematics problems to solve. The students were split into two groups. The first group was given what could be described as ‘unconditional positive regard’ style feedback. At the end of each...

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How To Make Millennials Work

By: Michael McQueenThe need for industries and brands to stay relevant to the next generation has always been important, but today it matters more than ever. Younger generations can either represent a breathtakingly large opportunity or one of the most significant disruptions any brand or industry...

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Why Evolutionary Change Is No Longer Enough

By: Michael McQueen“The electric light did not come from the continuous improvement of candles.” I love the pertinence of this statement of Oren Harari for our culture. As a former business professor at the University of San Francisco, he is sure to know a thing or two about the trends...

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