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Monthly Archives: November 2017

The fascinating complexities of Leadership

Posted: November 29, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Leadership

Leadership is not just about evolution but also about revolution. So many leaders that I know are steeped in the textbook leadership styles. This week I met two extraordinary leaders, both revolutionaries. The first, a recovering alcoholic and drug addict who pushed the boundaries of his own business to help others in the same predicament. [...]

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Influential Leaders: Jan Hills

Posted: November 27, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Influential Leaders, Leadership

JAN HILLSJan transforms leadership and management from a neuroscience perspective believing that with a growth mindset, failing is just a learning experience. Work with the functioning of the brain, not against it. Throughout her career, Jan has helped leaders run better businesses. She has a qualification in NeuroLeadership and in 2009 she started to use [...]

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Professor Chris Kemp nominated for an ILMC Arthur Award

Posted: November 27, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Awards

The nominations are in for the ILMC Arthur Awards! We are proud to announce that Mind Over Matter CEO, Professor Chris Kemp has been nominated for an ILMC Arthur Award in the ‘Most Professional Professional’ category. Nominees were selected by an anonymous jury made up of ILMC delegates and the winners of last year’s awards. [...]

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Stopping Drinking

Posted: November 22, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Uncategorized

Stopping drinking inadvertently changed my life Exactly two years ago I had to give up alcohol owing to its reaction with a chemotherapy drug that I take. At first, this seemed unthinkable as I loved to drink almost every day. A few glasses of wine after work, some beers at the weekend and the obligatory [...]

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Speaking to strangers on the train

Posted: November 22, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Uncategorized

Speaking to strangers on the train: Learning about worlds outside our own Last week on the way back from London. I got on the train and sat next to a man in agony. He had a serious problem with his back and had two large cases to carry. Every time I asked him if I [...]

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Influential Leaders: Jan Flawn CBE

Posted: November 21, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Leadership

JAN FLAWN CBEJan had no qualifications but used business acumen and a nursing background to transform the lives of those with neurological conditions providing commitment and care. She is also the founder of Women Leaders UK. Jan Flawn left school at age fifteen with no qualifications. She became a compassionate and gifted nurse and exceptional [...]

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Employing Staff

Posted: November 19, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Uncategorized

Employing staff: Don’t judge a book by its cover: Six key things when interviewing Interviewing in the public sector I used to work at a University and when receiving applications and interviewing on panels there were some unseen rules, which were used to sift and also to bar people from being employed. I am sure [...]

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MOM and iSSUE Partnership

Posted: November 16, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Company News

MOM and iSSUE working together in a new partnership Professional Security Magazine Online talks about Mind Over Matter and iSSUE's partnership. Working together to make events safer for attendees and staff. Professional Security Magazine Online - November 2017 - Swiss Partner If it is of interest, Mind Over Matter Consultancy delivers a range of interactive, highly-pressurised programmes [...]

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Influential Leaders: Pascal Viot

Posted: November 14, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Leadership

PASCAL VIOTAn event management expert, Pascal juggles being a security expert with being a dad and switches from professional to private by cooking Head of Security at Paléo Festival Director of iSSUE (The Swiss Institute for Urban and Event Security) Associate Researcher in Urban Sociology at The Swiss Federal School of Technology of Lausanne Pascal [...]

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Mental Health – Is the cure the problem?

Posted: November 13, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Mental Health

An everyday story of ruptures in mental health services Reports show that there is a mental health crisis and long waits for treatment are adding to this. Theresa May’s pledge to deal with the “burning injustice of mental illness” is in jeopardy. Increasing demand versus cutbacks is creating an uncomfortable scene. I have a personal [...]

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