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Adventure

“Life is a big adventure” Whenever life gets a little crazy, from tight deadlines to when I am confused as to what lane to get into at a roundabout, telling myself it’s all a big adventure, calms me down. Adventure for me is unknown, crazy and scary. But...

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Controversy is Good for the Soul

How do you feel about that statement? Are you a person who steers away from controversy, highlighting the fact that you don’t ‘do confrontation’, prefer a quiet life, or don’t want to rock the boat? Why should we be more controversial? Where does it lead...

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Alan Brown – What Can Happen When You Step Up

The Genius slot in a BeCollaboration meeting is a total privilege to deliver. That is my experience of last Friday (9th March 2018) when I shared with the group in a genius slot, a brief history of my personal development and transformation over the past 5...

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A Collaborative Conundrum

Here at BeCollaboration we are always keen to optimise the human experience of collaboration. Ironically, we find that most people don’t find it a natural expression of themselves. They are used to being told what to do, or someone being in charge of a...

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How do you measure your ROI?

“Some transactions are just not measured in money” ANGELA MAKEPEACE BeCollaboration member I was at a BeCollaboration meeting yesterday where one of the hot topics was money. And yet we didn’t discuss how to make more, We didn’t speculate on how we could be more...

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Gavin Perrett gives us his take on Freedom

Freedom for me expresses itself in a variety of ways. The most immediate thought that pops into my head is the absence of tension. Whenever I feel like my mind has been granted permission to wander, to take in the environment, to utilize the senses and to drag itself...

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What BeCollaboration Means To Me by Stuart Kerslake

For me, Be Collaboration stands on three pillars:  Firstly, there’s Community (which is the main reason I joined); liked-minded individuals sharing their knowledge, wisdom and expertise. This is what you experience at the meetings, whether it be the more formal...

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Will Artificial Intelligence Get The Better Of Us?

Will Artificial Intelligence Get The Better Of Us? Have you seen the TV program Humans? Where synths help humans to run their everyday lives? If you want your very own synth you can purchase one here - http://www.personasynthetics.com/productrecall/ How does that make...

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Start with CONTEXT and WHY it MATTERS

At BeCollaboration we talk, think and work on CONTEXT, we say CONTEXT is KEY, Key in performance, Key in BRAND, Key in personal, team and client experience,  in this 18min TED talk by Simon Sinek he explains why, 'YOUR WHY' is so very important....

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That was the Week that was!

I am an avid reader of The Week magazine,  which puts together the best articles from the press around the world on topics such as politics, culture, the arts and sport. A quick whizz through its pages in an hour and I feel back up to speed with the world. Plotting as...

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Busy Day?

Have you met anyone recently who says ‘no’ to that question? We all ‘suffer’ extremely busy days, it’s almost like a badge of honour. If you aren’t busy you aren’t working hard, or keeping up to speed, or keeping on top of things. When do you get time to just BE?...

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How Future Proof Is Your Business?

Insights into Innovation - whatever next!   Last Friday BeCollaboration treated its members to a peak into the future. We were thrilled when Hak Salih agreed to share with us his knowledge on what new technology will be coming and more importantly how It will affect...

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How are the New Years resolutions going so far?

Two weeks in to 2015, how's the motivation going? Some of you will have seen on Facebook that fellow BeCollaboration Founder Erkan Ali is in training to compete in the Tough Mudder competition. If you haven't heard of it before have a quick look here...

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Does Your Business Have FANS or Customers

Does your business have FANS or customers? I was treated to a tour around a Metro Bank recently and Liam Hutchinson was so proud of his bank, I felt like a parent at a school open evening. At the end of the tour I really felt I had walked into a bank run by Disney. It...

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Do You Need More Friends?

How many friends do you have now? Actually real live friends? Those who would jump out of bed in the middle of the night to help you no matter what the problem was? Not the virtual friends who make nice comments on your Facebook page, but those who make your life...

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Science Of Persuasion

What I get from this,  is how the little things we do or don't do really matter and add up.   Why would anyone want to engage with you or your business?   Who would they want to you to think they are?   &    How can we have a say in all of that,  this clip opens up...

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Try something NEW I dare you

When was the last time you tried something new? I don't mean that adrenaline rush of going all out there when you jumped out of a plane for charity, or ran that marathon - although pretty impressive in themselves. No, I mean the something new that wasn't about the...

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The Leadership Crisis (Animated)

Barry-Wehmiller CEO Bob Chapman's talk on Truly Human Leadership, if we only think of staff as people with lives and are of value, this will transform our approach. The new future of leadership is open, wide OPEN.  Long story short BE GREAT with people and they...

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