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Leadership

Unleash Your Leadership Potential with Rotary Youth

August 31, 2020 - Louise

Participants regularly report that it is the most practical of all the skills we teach them and they go on to use it widely in their workplaces and personal relationships.

STOP! Technology Buyer Beware – Please read this.

August 3, 2020 - Brett

During this time of turmoil caused by the COVID pandemic, We see a lot of protest springing up, Seamingly showing that society had started focusing on taking moral stances and exercising their right to voice them.

This got me wondering, in this technology-focused time, how much time do we spend thinking about the ethics or morality of the organizations that provide our technology?

Are you a conscious consumer… of content?

April 24, 2020 - Jan

The ability to be selective with information we access, process and accept is more important than ever before. It’s up to us as the receiver of information to choose reliable sources and separate fact from opinion, speculation and misinformation – as the sender may often disguise those differences. We need to step up and start being conscious consumers of content.

Extended learning after teambuilding

October 1, 2019 - Louise

I found the beauty of TetraMap® to be its possibilities to be inserted into or work together with other programs and tools which can help to strengthen whatever your expertise lays. For teambuilding facilitators, I urge you to explore new activities and new ways to debrief using TetraMap®.  written by Vivien Hui, Certified TetraMap Facilitator, Essentia, Hong Kong .

 

Opening minds when negotiating

November 30, 2018 - TetraMap_Admin

Learn more from Andy about how the ATN Group use TetraMap to help improve participants negotiating skills. ATN  sought a tool to integrate into their negotiation programme that was unique and offered a new way of engaging and opening minds to increase performance.
By Andy Newstead, Managing Director 

Conflict: fight, flee, or flow?

November 30, 2018 - TetraMap_Admin

Conflict emerges from diversity. Being different means we will each have a unique perspective. Gain a deeper understanding of how difference and uniqueness contribute to conflict and to its resolution.
By Robyn Walshe and Associates. 

 

Three Buckets of Diversity

October 30, 2018 - Louise

06-11-18 by Louise Duncan, General Manager TetraMap International

Are you deeply curious about the people who are not like you? Asked Lana West, Head of People and Culture, at Beca Limited – an engineering firm with around 3000 staff at a morning breakfast ‘Leveraging Difference and Diversity’  hosted by the Employers Manufacturing Association (EMA). 

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Words of wisdom from Dr. Seuss

August 9, 2018 - TetraMap_Admin

9-7-18 by Louise Duncan, Managing Director, TetraMap International  

More than 25 years after his death – Dr. Seuss’ books still sit at number one on the children’s bestseller list.  So, what’s the secret?

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International Leadership Events

June 20, 2018 - TetraMap_Admin

Three Master TetraMap Facilitators Alex (MX), James (UK) and Dan (US) came together to collaborate, synergise, and share leadership expertise with 200 participants and facilitators in Mexico.
By Alex Villarreal. 

 

It’s not exactly rocket science…or is it?

March 15, 2018 - TetraMap_Admin

15-3-18 by Louise Duncan, Managing Director, TetraMap International 

TetraMap is not exactly rocket science – but it does help make those hard to master soft skills a whole lot easier to learn and understand. After all, today’s catch-phrase is ‘simplify’ not ‘complexify’!

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Humpty Dumpty – a poem about appreciating the Elements

March 6, 2018 - TetraMap_Admin

6-3-18 by Nita Kerepeti-Ikin, a  Certified TetraMap Facilitator and Administrator for Te Paepae Arahi; a kaupapa Maori health organisation. 

Nita’s poem reaches to the heart of TetraMappers celebrating the warmth and spirit that demonstrates Fire and Water at its very best.  When Nita was asked about who inspired her I was also inspired to learn about Waireti Walters who was an outstanding and remarkable Maori health worker who was also a Certified Facilitator. 

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A taste of TetraMap

December 5, 2017 - TetraMap_Admin

5-05-17 by Kate Drew, Curium Solutions, UK

Senior Consultant from Curium Solutions, UK Kate Drew, writes about using nature as a metaphor to understand personality preferences and how to use these insights to challenge your thinking.

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Leadership in chaos – next practice

December 5, 2017 - TetraMap_Admin

How do you lead when we don’t agree on what we want, but we do agree it is NOT what we’ve got? TetraMap helps us understand how to lead amongst chaos, where there is no commonly desired end result other than “not this”. It is a matter of understanding the levels of complexity.
By Jon Brett 

 

Integrating TetraMap into your business

February 15, 2017 - TetraMap_Admin

02-02-17 by James Farrow, Master TetraMap Facilitator

An interview with James Farrow, a Master TetraMap Facilitator at Curium Solutions, a rapidly growing Change consultancy based in Innovation Court in Birmingham, UK. We set out to understand more about their ethos, how they integrate TetraMap and learning by osmosis in one of their innovation pods.

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Leadership development – from the peak perspective

December 1, 2016 - TetraMap_Admin

9-23-2016 by Alex Villareal, TetraMap Mexico,

Having climbed 5 of the 7 highest summits including Everest, Alex Villarreal is a sought-after speaker who connects people to their leadership potential and facilitates TetraMap as a leadership competency. Alex draws on the parallels between climbing Everest and leadership lessons.

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Creating a competitive, adaptable approach to selling

November 30, 2016 - TetraMap_Admin

9-08-2016 an interview with Gabriele Galassi – Global Organisational Development Manager, BBC Worldwide

Anne Clews, TetraMap UK interviews Gabriele about how he has implemented TetraMap within BBC Worldwide’s global negotiation skills programme with much success. “On-going client relationships are stronger as we truly value the customer’s perspective and see that difference is a positive advantage rather than a point of conflict.”

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Embrace your “Fire” and be more “Start-up”

November 30, 2016 - TetraMap_Admin

26-04-2016 by Anne Clews, TetraMap, UK

Anne Clews, TetraMap, UK interviews Abby Barton, Head of Business Development and Leadership Coach at Wayra. As the Leadership Coach at Wayra Abby’s role is it to help founders of Start-Ups to discover and build on their strengths, whether it be Fire, Earth, Water (or the occasional Air!), and develop themselves as authentic CEO leaders of their companies.

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Talent conversations

November 30, 2016 - TetraMap_Admin

26-02-2016 by Ed Fothergill, Certified TetraMap Facilitator at 02, UK

In this blog Ed shares why performance is not the same as potential, and the importance of having open and honest conversations about talent. 
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Emotionally intelligent leadership

November 29, 2016 - TetraMap_Admin

24-03-15  A Q&A with Marcy Levy Shankman, Certified TetraMap Facilitator

The second edition of the ground-breaking book Emotionally Intelligent Leadership, co-authored by a Certified TetraMap Facilitator, was released in January. Read our exclusive interview with Marcy Levy Shankman as she talks about the second edition and the different schools of thought that have emerged on Emotional Intelligence in the past year.

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Confused about choosing a ‘personality profiling’ tool?

November 28, 2016 - TetraMap_Admin

You may be considering incorporating a personality profiling tool into a training program to strengthen participants’ learning. While the prospect may at first seem exciting, it’s not unusual to end up feeling a little overwhelmed given the abundance of tools on the market.
By  Liz Payne

 

How far would your leadership shadow fall?

February 25, 2016 - TetraMap_Admin

How would you describe your lasting impact on others as a leader? This week’s guest blogger is TetraMap facilitator Lorenzo Giliomee from Telefonica UK’s Leadership and Development team.