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Can Happiness Be Taught?

Can Happiness Be Taught?

You know when you start to focus on something, it keeps turning up everywhere. This has happened to me recently with happiness. I am seeing happiness in articles, videos, book titles, films. The subject often comes up in my coaching because it appears that most of us...

How a gun against your head can clear your mind

Will it be a new year for you? What will change? In the movie “The Fight Club”, Brad Pitt puts a gun against the head of a man flipping burgers in a fast food joint. Bluntly, he asks “What do you really want to do” and the man mumbles “be a doctor” at which point Brad...

Kairos in Nairobi

A couple of weeks ago, I was in Nairobi with my father on business. The whole trip was quite eccentric. Suffice to say, my father took great pleasure in keeping his bottle of eye drops in the fridge behind the bar at our hotel. I took this opportunity to catch up with...

Connect 101 – two great agents of change

Connect 101 – under the skin of the not-for-profit sector worldwide   At the beginning of June, our leadership coaches spoke with 67 not-for-profit organisations across the world as part of our annual event, Connect 101. Each year we initiate powerful...

Reinventing Organisations

We are thrilled to announce that The Kairos Project in Chile has translated and is now launching “Reinventing Organizations” – a world changing book by Federick Laloux. This book is taking the business world by storm and giving voice to something...

Change is less risky than staying the same

Three critical things in changing 1. you need to let go and be vulnerable in order for breakthroughs to happen; things are dangerous when you are moving from one entity to another 2. you need to feel safe – no one lets go unless you feel safe 3. you need to take...

Connect 100

This week our leadership coaches had conversations with social enterprises and charities from all over the world. From Mexico to Estonia, from China, Tanzania, Papua New Guinea, Lebanon to South Africa. For us, it was a deeply moving experience. We were speaking with...