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tyranny of positive thinking

Why it’s time to end the tyranny of positive thinking

By Martin Cole

As a leader and coach concerned with helping people advance their personal and professional development, believe me, I am steeped in positive psychology and the benefits of positive thinking. I have studied Masters level courses in positive organisational coaching, applied positive psychology and the psychology of peak performance. I have studied the evidence base for […]

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Understanding complexity: the Cynefin framework

By Martin Cole

I write and talk a lot about complexity and working and leading in complex environments. And in doing so, I invariably refer to Dave Snowden’s Cynefin framework. Cynefin (pronounced Ku-nev-in) is a Welsh word meaning something like ‘habitat’, but which also implies multiple unknowable factors in our environment and our experience. Snowden first introduced Cynefin […]

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Crystal facets - managing complexity

Managing complexity: 4 techniques for complex problems

By Martin Cole

How can leaders deal with increasing uncertainty in organisations? This post provides a framework to help you with managing complexity in increasingly volatile times. Even before recent large scale political upheavals, the pace and scale of the change taking place all around us was increasingly disruptive for economies, businesses, leaders and individuals alike. We can […]

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