Most people want answers but this work brings more questions than answers. The challenge in addressing diversity and inclusion is to inquire, be curious and to generously commit to being wrong; to recognise assumptions and humbly but confidently respond; and to embrace inevitable, constant change with love not fear.
The Ministry of Education’s new curriculum guidelines released last week, aimed at improving sex education and diversity for students, seem almost too good to be true. These guidelines show surprisingly courageous change leadership from the […]
Leadership drives change while representation tends towards stability and status quo. Both are important. The trick is to know how to combine them.
Thinking being wrong makes us wrong is a belief. It’s something we’re taught from a young age. The wrongness challenge is to change our belief. If we decide that being wrong is actually right or, if that is too much of a stretch, simply inevitable, then wrong ceases to exist. We are then left to contemplate the world without being wrong.
As a start-up leader, should I lead the shut down? More than ever I know the answer is yes. It could have been so easy to feel a failure for not maintaining a “sustainable entity”. Instead I led an innovative organisation that did some amazing work with some wonderful people, which will be remembered.