Facilitation

Five warning signs you have a “brilliant jerk” to deal with…. And what to do before it’s too late.

Author: Judith Bowtell   |   Date: 25/04/2019   |   Categories: Balancing work and life, Career Development, Compassion, Decision Making, Facilitation, Intuition, Leadership, Leading in crisis, Mindfulness, Strategic Planning

A brilliant jerk has been defined as a high performer with a bad attitude. The type of person who can bring results, make high level connections, be a creative genius – but no one really wants to be around for any length of time. Having them on your team – as an artistic director, adviser, fundraiser - can lift your efforts exponentially. However, having someone who is solely driven by ego and self-interest will undermine the collective efforts of any organisation. The company becomes about upholding the vision of one individual – and loses the flexibility and agility needed to survive in today’s rapidly changing work and economic environment. Read more...


Letting go

Author: Judith Bowtell   |   Date: 25/03/2014   |   Categories: Balancing work and life, Career Development, Decision Making, Facilitation, Inspiration, Mindfulness

Today when we travel we consciously decide how connected we need to be with the world we leave behind. Do we take ipad, iphone, haggle for free wifi, update Facebook and Twitter or simply let go and let the world revolve without my input for a week or so..........But sometimes there is exquisite joy in letting go. Read more...


Holding faith in the liminal space

Author: Judith Bowtell   |   Date: 18/02/2014   |   Categories: Balancing work and life, Career Development, Compassion, Facilitation, Inspiration, Leadership, Mindfulness

The liminal space can be when you are open to change but not yet committed to action. Or you may have committed to a process but waiting for something to begin. You are neither in one world or another. You are on the threshold or cusp. Read more...


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