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About Janet Sernack ImagineNation

Janet Sernack is the Founder of ImagineNation™ a global innovation learning and coaching company that helps organisations, leaders, teams, and coaches adapt, innovate, and grow through disruption. She is an ICF PCC executive and innovation coach, an award-winning global blogger on the people side of innovation, and presenter of the ICF CCE Coach for Innovators Certified Program.

Taking Personal Responsibility – Seeing Self as Cause

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack In our last two blogs on Taking Personal Responsibility, we stated that when people aren’t taking personal responsibility, they cannot be accountable, they will fail in their jobs, and their teams, and fail to grow … Continue reading

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Taking Personal Responsibility – Creating the Line of Choice

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack In our last blog, we described how people’s personal power is diminished when they don’t take personal responsibility for the impact of their behaviors and actions and the results they cause. Where many people are … Continue reading

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Taking Personal Responsibility – Back to Leadership Basics

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack I was first introduced to the principle of Taking Personal Responsibility when I attended a number of experiential workshops facilitated by Robert Kiyosaki who is now well known globally as the successful entrepreneurial author of the “Rich … Continue reading

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Innovating Through Adversity and Constraints

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack It’s been almost two and a half years since most of us shifted to working virtually and remotely, which, in turn, seriously disrupted most of our business-as-usual behaviors and learning habits. Interestingly, this also disrupted … Continue reading

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You Must Be Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack It’s been a tough two and a half for everyone since the COVID-19 crisis began. Some of us have been hit very, very hard, by the impact of the pandemic exacerbated by the rate of … Continue reading

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Bring Newness to Corporate Learning with Gamification

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack I was first introduced to gamification upon meeting Mario Herger, in 2012, when he was a Senior Innovation Strategist at SAP Labs LLC, in Israel, as a participant in his two-day gamification workshop for Checkpoint Security Software. It … Continue reading

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A How To Guide for Overcoming Procrastination

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack I often wonder why some people procrastinate by delaying, postponing, or avoiding solving problems, or by withdrawing from making smart decisions, taking calculated risks, or taking intelligent actions? Why do they become paralyzed and unable … Continue reading

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Dare to Think Differently

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack As many of my colleagues are aware, I am at heart, a maverick, an unorthodox or independent-minded person. Who is curious and inquisitive, and finds change and challenging the status quo exciting, fascinating and stimulating. … Continue reading

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Disrupt Yourself, Your Team and Your Organization

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack Moving into a new year is always a time for retreating and reflecting to accelerate growth and harvest new ideas from our feelings, thoughts, and learnings gleaned from the last two years of disruption, extreme … Continue reading

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Developing 21st-Century Leader and Team Superpowers

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack According to McKinsey & Co, in a recent article The new roles of leaders in 21st-century organizations they say that the focus of leaders, in traditional organisations, is to maximize value for shareholders. To do this effectively, … Continue reading

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