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Strengths in Uncertainty Series – Harmony/Relator

By Emma Sharrock / October 9, 2020 / Comments Off on Strengths in Uncertainty Series – Harmony/Relator

Like many of the people I have interviewed in Strengths in Uncertainty, Richard is someone I have followed for a while. His contribution to the Strengths community is incredible, and it was a thrill to interview him about his Strengths. Richard is best known for his product – Cascade. Cascade is described as a time-saving…

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Helen Palmer Learner Strength

Strengths in Uncertainty Series – Learner

By Emma Sharrock / September 3, 2020 / Comments Off on Strengths in Uncertainty Series – Learner

I have been a long-time fan of Helen Palmer’s work, having followed her on social media for a few years. Helen is an incredible thinker and action taker, and it was a thrill to interview her and gain insights on her strategies for learning and doing. Helen has completed the Gallup Strengths survey twice over…

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Strengths in Uncertainty Series – Significance

By Emma Sharrock / August 19, 2020 / Comments Off on Strengths in Uncertainty Series – Significance

The very first thing I remember about Charlotte was her response to an interview question on Gallup’s Called to Coach Webcast. It is a standard question asked of everyone interviewed on the show: “What are your Top 5 Strengths?” Charlotte’s response was “I can’t stop at just 5!” Then she listed her top 10 Strengths.…

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Strengths in Uncertainty – Connectedness

By Emma Sharrock / August 12, 2020 / Comments Off on Strengths in Uncertainty – Connectedness

Welcome to another edition of Strengths in Uncertainty! When I first started this endeavour, I thought hard about each Strength, and reflected on how each of my friends and colleagues might be using it. Connectedness is one of my top Strengths, and I can’t help seeing the connection between everything, which meant I realised early…

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This is Me

By Emma Sharrock / August 7, 2020 / Comments Off on This is Me

It’s been a while between posts, and I wanted to connect with everyone reading them, especially my Strengths in Uncertainty Series. The interviews continue, but I’ve been finding myself going a bit inward to reflect on the connections I have made and the learnings that have come out of them.  I guess you could say…

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Strengths in Uncertainty Series – Arranger

By Emma Sharrock / May 28, 2020 / Comments Off on Strengths in Uncertainty Series – Arranger

I only met JC last year, but it feels like I’ve known her for years. Her energy and enthusiasm for life are infectious, and every interaction I have with her leaves me with valuable learnings and feelings of positivity and hope. Our interview was a bit different from previous ones in that JC led with…

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Strengths in Uncertainty Series – Input

By Emma Sharrock / May 15, 2020 / Comments Off on Strengths in Uncertainty Series – Input

I tell you there was a danger in this series not seeing the light of day. My Input Strength is #1 and I LOVE learning! But I also risk being trapped in a continuous cycle of gathering valuable learnings and not sharing them. Fortunately, my wonderful friend Emma Kirkwood also has Input very high, and…

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Strengths in Uncertainty Series – Activator

By Emma Sharrock / May 11, 2020 / Comments Off on Strengths in Uncertainty Series – Activator

Welcome to the Strengths in Uncertainty Series! When the COVID-19 crisis first hit, we immediately faced uncertainty. Uncertainty in our jobs, businesses, families and homes. And it was hard for all of us. But what I’ve noticed is how resilient we have been in facing this crisis. I have been working with a range of…

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Agile; Standup

Showing up and winning.

By Nicole Jones / October 9, 2019 / Comments Off on Showing up and winning.

This has been one of my most exciting newsletters to write. Mainly because I have been sitting on news that I could not share until after the official announcement! A team I coached last year in Agile ways of working has won the 2019 Project Management Institute (PMI) Excellence Award. This is international recognition, and…

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Agile; Standup

Change is in the air

By Emma Sharrock / September 10, 2019 / Comments Off on Change is in the air

Can we really say it’s Spring? For those of us in the southern hemisphere, definitely! For our friends in the northern hemisphere, welcome to Fall! Your leaves are falling, and your weather is cooling, and it’s just warming up down here. Either way, we are all experiencing change. And like the seasons, we don’t experience…

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