If quantum shifts rather than incremental change are becoming the new normal – we need to master adaptability better and faster.
DON’T TAKE RESPONSIBILITY AND LEAD YOURSELF … Choosing OWNERSHIP is a foundation 21st Century Future Skill – it is the mindset that guides you towards success. Next time you find yourself complaining or blaming at work reflect on the position you have chosen and what it means. THE VICTIM’s CHOICE It is hard to put […]
The Explorer is the new Hikmaty Newsletter on Substack.It focuses on Work^Life because they are joined up now, 21st century future skills that increase your options and inspired living because life should be inspiring! And all work with no play is a bit boring!It is for career professionals who want to take ownership of their […]
WELCOME TO THIS WEEKS EXPLORER
In this weeks edition we take an introductory peek into the mindset and skillset that make up that OWNER role – we will explore:
ONE – The obvious INTRODUCTORY BIT to set the scene.
TWO – An OVERVIEW of the role – an outline on what it means to be an OWNER including tips on cultivating the right mindset.
THREE – Why OWNER is important?
FOUR – 3 practical things you can do to start the ball rolling and OWN IT!
FIVE – An EXPLORER update for the month and what we will be covering when on our topic OWNER.
FUTURE SKILL ROLE ONE: BE AN OWNER One the best decisions I made early in my career was to always seek to be an Owner i.e. committed and fully responsible for driving my own bus! Whilst often a bit of a bumpy ride, it is my ride. It is mindset I have to work at […]
Book Review: This was my February deep dive read to learn more – practical, timely and interesting brain food on 21st century issues and the future skills to help us navigate, adapt and thrive.
I have always described Nancy Duarte as the global ‘Mrs PowerPoint’ and the go to person on visual communication and storytelling. She gets the value of PowerPoint and has mastered it’s use – setting global standards for best practice. Communication has changed However communication has changed – we don’t have time for detailed long form […]
I love everything about Seth Godin – what he says, what he stands for, and most importantly, what he ships. He feeds my thoughts and galvanises me into action. He has a history of great projects and ChangeThis came from one of his ideas for a Summer Internship program in 2004. It was the Medium […]
…. is TODAY and then every day from now on. Can you be envious in a good way? I find myself looking over the pond to our US friends and asking myself – how come we adopted Halloween but left Thanksgiving behind? I get the Turkey sides aren’t everyone’s cup of tea, but those perfectly […]
Will you wait and see or simply just go for it! You have a choice to make. It has been a challenging year for most people – all around the world – a crazy year of shocks! With loss of life, businesses closing, job insecurities and layoffs, and the financial struggles this has delivered. Then […]
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Stephen Covey of 7 Habits of ‘Highly Effective People popularised this story as part of his ‘Put First Things First’ Habit. The 1989 Classic still sits in bestseller category for all books sold today. Like any classic publication of this calibre there are a lot of timeless gems to learn from. This is my narrative […]
Go to Stanford d. school to get some great innovation and creativity education (for free!) – they started the design thinking movement and are masters of this skillset. Hikmaty Discovery is all about mastering the core 21C skills of innovation and creativity. The world of 21C work is hungry for innovation and creative people. Employers […]