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Reflective Thinking : Writing a Learning Journal
18 February 2014

In the last post, we described some of the different levels of reflection that people can engage in. This post provides an overview of some different ways that people can reflect on themselves and their experiences. …..read more

Reflective Thinking : Levels of Reflection
18 February 2014

One of the keys to increased personal effectiveness is how well an individual can flexibly apply different styles and approaches to different situations. Reflective thinking is a tool we can use to notice what we are doing in different circumstances. …..read more

Personal Approaches to Change II : Emergent Change
17 February 2014

In the previous post, we looked at the characteristics of the linear model of change. This post describes an alternative approach that feels more intuitively like the real experience most people have of attempting to change aspects of themselves. …..read more

Personal Approaches to Change I : Linear Change
17 February 2014

Understanding the nature of personal learning and change is critical for leaders who wish to make a real difference in their organisations. Personal change – changing aspects of the self – can be considered to be either linear or emergent in nature. This post describes the linear approach to change.  …..read more

The Art of Change : Simply Noticing
12 February 2014


Such a simple word and yet such a difficult thing to achieve.

As any New Year’s Eve advocate will testify, changing aspects of oneself is a very difficult thing to do. It’s as if the more we try to change ourselves, the more another part of us resists the change.

“Self-observation is the first step of inner unfolding”

- Amit Ray

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