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Human Potential Realization: Igniting employee happiness AND unlocking business performance

This article is a must read for all employers looking for the next breakthrough in organizational performance. It lays out the challenges we face in today's organizational world and provides scientific proof that Human Potential Realization is the key to create happier workplaces that in turn will unleash the next…
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ACCESSING THE INNER VOICE AND LETTING IT SPEAK THROUGH YOU – by Marie Josee Smulders

From 5-8th of february I was in India joining the CIB conference. 150 people from all of the world were exchanging their experiences as change agents, listening to their inner voice and taking action in practical ways. There were great speakers from Africa, Great Britain, India, Sweden,etc.They shared stories of…
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Shifting innovation from OUTSIDE-IN to INSIDE-OUT. A coaching perspective by Fabio Salvadori

We live in a small and diverse world made of more than 7 billion human beings. The world population quadrupled in the 20th century, and it has doubled in the last 40 years. We are also more connected than ever. People, things and ideas move around the world with an…
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Creating transformational spaces within the business context – 5 Lessons

2017 has been another breakthrough year for Being at Full Potential. Many more talented coaches have joined us on this journey and together we have made great progress introducing Human Potential work to businesses and other mainstream organizations. More than ever the time is ripe to bring greater focus to…
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5 keys to a successful google team

Much of the work done at Google, and in many organizations, is done collaboratively by teams. The team is the molecular unit where real production happens, where innovative ideas are conceived and tested, and where employees experience most of their work. But it’s also where interpersonal issues, ill-suited skill sets,…

Daring greatly in the classroom

What I learnt from saying 'I don't know' , 'I got that wrong, let's start again'. There is such an expectation that as the teacher we should either know the answer, or where to get it – as if we are a walking Wikipedia. The need to know shapes how…
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Lessons in THRIVE-Ability from the French countryside

The theme of sustainability continues to show up in interesting ways. A few weeks ago it was the word itself (sustain-ability) that triggered a reflection. It seemed odd that we would want to “sustain” an economic and social environment when the status quo is proving to be increasingly unsustainable (political systems…
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THE UN-SUSTAINABILITY OF SUSTAINABILITY DEPARTMENTS – An invitation to redefine the role of change-agents and game-changers within organizations

I've been reflecting on the meaning and purpose of sustainability departments and have come to the conclusion that there is a great opportunity to evolve – and step-change – the role it plays in the organizational context. In business we come across several different definitions of sustainability, ranging from: “minimizing the…
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From Sustainability to Thrive-Ability – PART 3: HOW to build a Thrive-Able organization

In this 3-part series we share the insights that emerged from our Human Potential Summit in September. During these two and a half days, 20 visionary change-makers came together to look at the theme of SUSTAINABILITY through fresh eyes. We took an honest look at the current state of affairs,…
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INSIGHTS FROM THE PEACE CONFERENCE, INDIA, FEBRUARY 2017, by Marie Josee Smulders

Last February I had the opportunity to join the Peace Conference in India. Nathalie Bayol, Sujith Ravindran and myself represented BEING at Full Potential and were invited to facilitate one of the sessions. Our workshop looked at peace through the lens of the divine feminine and mature masculine. Our hypothesis…