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Prepare to get better

By Leonie Cutts

It may happen at the beginning of a new year. It may happen at a transition point, between projects, when teams are merged, or simply…

Why The Best Gift This Christmas Is TIME OUT

By Leonie Cutts

There’s a lot of good reasons that you should take a break over Christmas. One of the very best reasons (at least in my opinion),…

Bank On Hope

By Leonie Cutts

Giving. Generosity. Hope. They’re probably not words you tend to associate with a bank. But that is exactly what I have just experienced and seen…

Achieving beyond the vision

Achieving Beyond The Vision: 6 Factors That Make The Difference

By Leonie Cutts

When things change – whether it’s a merging of two teams, new leadership, or the original purpose of your team has shifted – it’s probably…

One Conversation You Must Have Before You Die

By Leonie Cutts

Five hours into his career as a physician, Timothy Ihrig, a palliative care physician, had to tell his very first patient that he had cancer and was…

What do you do when someone says they're not fine?

By Leonie Cutts

Authentic. Vulnerable. Real. Show up. That’s the message that’s coming through loud and clear today. But what happens when someone is really authentic and really…

Twoish, Threeish or Fourfoldish Thinking

By Craig Browne

So, the other day while surfing Google I see the word, anagogical. At first I thought it was a misspelling of analogical, but I clicked…

What Are You Not Prepared To Say?

By Leonie Cutts

To do nothing is within the power of all men. Samuel Johnson A patient lay on the operating table, desperately in need of the life saving…

Coming Out Openly And Honestly

By Leonie Cutts

I am struggling. I have been so excited to share our latest CCS product with the world.  I truly believe that it can (and hope…

No, Please, You Go Ahead

By Leonie Cutts

Small events or interactions can say so much about us. Take a moment to answer these quiz questions to see what your behaviour says about…

It's All About Your Career. Really.

By Leonie Cutts

If you have ever had your eyes tested, you might remember the eye chart. It’s a little black and white chart on the wall with…

Companies with Heart

By Leonie Cutts

How does your company respond when one of your sales people reaches their sales target in the first half of the month? What about if…

Exploding Appreciation

By Leonie Cutts

Friday was a great day.  After a week where the world mourned the devastation and loss that was caused by the earthquake in Nepal, we…

Making Sense Of Our World

By Leonie Cutts

We will probably never know what’s the point, but we can find meaning, and ourselves, through speaking and listening.  We are born into a world…

Be Real Before It's Too Late

By Leonie Cutts

Letting someone know how you feel, how you really feel, is hard.  In organisations, sometimes it’s not just hard, it’s impermissible. What is the cost…

The Value Of You!

By Leonie Cutts

How do you see yourself? How do you think others see you? How often do you express your gratitude for the value someone brings to…

Connecting Hearts and Minds

By Leonie Cutts

Most organisations today focus on aligning their people with the company goals and  vision.  But how many organisations consider the employees personal goals and vision?

Expressing Your Leadership ID

By Leonie Cutts

What is your leadership ID? Your leadership identity is grounded in your definition of leadership.  But what if your definition was wrong?

Making Sense Of Your World

By Leonie Cutts

We all have our story.  We are writing it every day.  To create positive change in ourselves, or with the people we coach, it’s important…

The Great Communication Leveller

By Craig Browne

When you ask a question in a training program, you are bound to get a variety of answers that vary in quality.  They can range…

More Than Words

By Craig Browne

As a coach, trainer or facilitator, the more information you can have about your participants, the better.  You are able to connect more easily, use…

CCS Cards get positive results in research study

By Craig Browne

“The visual images enabled patients the freedom to discuss topics in a non-threatening and open environment, and seemed to assist patients to reveal their daily…

CCS, Critical Reflection and Online Learning

By Craig Browne

THE need for reflection as part of a learning process is well accepted. In the reflective stage of learning, the learner recalls, recreates and evaluates…

The CCS Vision Pack App

By Craig Browne

[first published 10 Sept 2012] WELL, the CCS is now available as an iPhone App! Offering the CCS process on a medium other than cards…