To Change Your Results, Change Yourself

Most organisational change focuses on structure, process and systems. Even when there is a genuine intention to engage people to effect change, the majority of resources, effort and energy is concentrated on processes and systems changing, and then expecting people to adapt quickly. To create real change in an organisation, you need to start with changing the way your leaders behave, supporting them to effect a deeper personal change that is not reliant on the end result.   In any change initiative, there are bound to be errors and things that don’t go to plan. This is a salient reminder that…

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Rest Is Not a Luxury

Every year come December, I am inundated with friends, family, and clients telling me how tired and burnt out they are. Modern workplaces and 21st century living has resulted in employees working longer hours, taking fewer holidays, and succumbing to illness when they finally do stop for their annual Christmas break.  This year has been particularly taxing with working from home blurring the lines of work, family and rest. Working on demand without daily periods of rest and sleep is simply unsustainable. In the pursuit of excellence, and the rise of “hustle culture”, we have come to believe that rest…

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ABC News Interview: Productivity

When Canadian entrepreneur Andrew Wilkinson made headlines for his ‘not to do list‘, ABC News asked Repa Patel to provide her perspective on productivity. Repa appeared on air to share her experiences with time management and provide inside tips on how reflection is the key to productivity. View the full interview below, first aired on ABC News in 2017.

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