Stretch for Change #77: Upgrade Your Skills & Thinking

Your weekly dose of insights to lead change

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“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. ”― Alvin Toffler

1. This Week’s Posts

The Meta-Skills You Need to Thrive in the 21st Century

We live in a transition era — our ability to adapt to uncertainty and the unexpected is critical. These three meta-skills magnify and activate other skills to succeed at work. Hint: they don’t teach them at business school. #leadership #innovation #development

Stop Worrying about Your First Impression

Do first impressions matter that much? I know, we all judge books by their covers. However, that’s just one side of the story. Move beyond the first impression. #productivity #selfawareness

2. Increase Your Self-Awareness with One Easy Fix

Self-awareness has countless proven benefits — stronger relationships, higher performance, more effective leadership. The bad news: 95% of people think that they’re self-aware, but only 15% actually are! Dr. Tasha Eurich has a simple solution Watch Now.

3. “Psychological Safety: Build a Powerful Culture” (Webinar)

Most people stay silent or fall into groupthink because they are afraid of being judged or punished by their colleagues.

Creating a safe space is critical to increasing team self-awareness. Psychological safety is the foundation to promote collaboration, experimentation, and agile behaviors.

During this free online training, we will share insights, why you should care about psychological safety, and practical methods to get you started. Learn More.

4. Time to Take Your Team Out of The Office

Do you need to stabilize or reboot your team? Or simply to take some time out to reflect and adjust behaviors?

Taking your team members out of the office is a great way to pause, reflect, and experiment with new ways of working. We offer three types of retreats based on specific needs and challenges:

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We design and facilitate team retreats to solve tensions, drive alignment, improve collaboration, and reignite passion. Learn More.

5. More on Meta-Skills

“Resilience: How to Overcome Adversity”

Build a first responder mindset will help you get back on your feet. Read now.

“The Power of Self-Awareness”

How self-awareness increases collaboration, communication, and decision-making. Read now.

“How to Boost Your Brain Power”

Increase your creativity by using your whole brain. Read now.

“Why Curiosity Matters”

Most breakthrough discoveries throughout history have one thing in common: they are the result of curiosity. Read Now.

6. One Quote:

“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.”–Albert Einstein

Liberationist is a change leadership consultancy.

We help teams ignite and accelerate a culture of change.

Whether your company is going through a significant transformation, adopting a new process or strategy, or accelerating innovation; we can help you.

To build a Culture of Change, we focus on three areas: Self-awareness, Adaptive Teams, and a Culture of Abundance. We can help you reframe your team’s emotions, mindsets, and behaviors.

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Our transformational experiences liberate the ‘change gene’ within everyone.

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