Tag Archives: Thought Leadership

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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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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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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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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Re-Thinking for a New Era

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack In our last blog, we proposed, rather than living in a world where everyone hates to fail, why not adopt a rethink, respond, regroup, thrive pattern, and experience failure as an opportunity for change, unlearning, and … Continue reading

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You Must Play and Experiment to Create and Innovate

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack Growing up in the fashion industry, in 1980’s Paris, I forged an exciting global career and experienced, first hand, a diverse range of the most amazingly innovative fashion presentations ever.  It was the dawn of … Continue reading

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Creating 21st Century Transformational Learning

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack I was privileged to attend one of the first Theory U; Presencing Leadership for Profound Innovation and Change Workshops presented by the Sloane School of Management, in Boston in 2008. This means that I have … Continue reading

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Re-Skilling and Upskilling People & Teams

The pandemic has increased the pace of change in a digitally accelerated world, and at the same time, it is forcing organizations, leaders, and teams to become more purposeful, human, and customer-centric. Where managing both the future and the present simultaneously requires people to unlearn what … Continue reading

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Managing Both the Present and the Future

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack In our last blog, we described the three characteristics that offer senior executives a “unique unfreezing opportunity” from the disruptive COVID-19 hiatus and the rate of exponential technological change. These involved developing a future-ready company that builds upon … Continue reading

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