Staying ahead of the curve

We are living in such a volatile, changeable world aren’t we? Stability seems to be a thing of the past! So how do Leaders and Businesses not just ‘keep up’ but ‘get ahead’? Mc Kinsey’s offers some thinking into this space by offering four key perspectives that Leaders must give their attention to: Enhancing your […]

Paradigms: Your lens on life

Mind-Gap were delivering some training yesterday based on Covey’s 7 Habits. As part of Covey’s introduction to the 7 Habits, he talks about how we each view the world – what he calls ‘our Paradigms’. Paradigms are frameworks that shape our understanding of the world, influencing our thoughts, beliefs, and actions. The lens through which […]

What’s shifting for you and your business?

Strategic spaces

What shifts are taking part on your organisation? If you are like the vast majority of organisations Mind-Gap works with you’ll be somewhere on this great image by Ralph Stacey: Take a moment and reflect on where you have been, where you are now, and where you might be heading. What we love about life […]

Which Blob are you?!

Last week I heard about the death of Pip Wilson. I first came across Pip through the YMCA. He was a real innovator in youth work and remained so til the day he died. One of the simple tools that Pip offered to help young people (especially) open up about who they were and how […]

What’s your compass?

Your compass

I’ve just finished reading a good book called ‘The Warrior, The Strategist and You’ by Floyd Woodrow. I thought I’d share the headlines around the metaphor of a compass; What Woodrow calls a ‘Compass For Life’ Woodrow suggests that to navigate through life successfully, we need four primary drivers which he hangs off the compass […]

Managing the up and downsides of business

Not a lot has changed (in some respects) post Covid eh? That ‘retun to normal’ didn’t quite happen did it? Some would say that’s a good thing? Our VUCA world continues to move through the peaks and troughs of opportunities and risks – often in equal measure – at such a breathtaking pace. So, how […]