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Back to the future.

Back to the future.

In a time of rapid disruption, how can we support leaders to be agile and find new solutions to lead their teams forward? There’s a lot we can learn by looking back to the past… way back to 2OO,OOO years ago. This is when early humans lived in the Serengeti, Africa,...

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Empowering leaders for the future of work

Empowering leaders for the future of work

What does the future of leadership development look like? In the last 12 months, we’ve worked with organizations that are doing some incredible work to help their leaders navigate disruption and change. Our clients around the world tell us they’re facing volatility on...

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Five mistakes

Five mistakes

CARL SANDERS EDWARDS Last week we held our first Global Chat for the year and I was the guest primed with discussing 5 mistakes I have made over the past 15 years of deep work in enabling quality leadership development at scale. Gulp, sharing mistakes felt vulnerable...

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Coaching Conversation with Lettie Dalton

Coaching Conversation with Lettie Dalton

“I always wanted to become a leader and now I don’t.”  That’s an eye-opening start to a conversation with a leadership development professional!  We are discussing the path Lettie Dalton has taken on her way to becoming a coach, facilitator, and General Manager of...

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Coaching Conversation with Dan Lake

Coaching Conversation with Dan Lake

Long before Dan Lake was a lead facilitator and coach at Adeption, he was a bungy jump instructor and tour guide.  “It’s different but similar when you compare motivating people to leap off a bridge and taking a professional or personal leap of faith.  Most people...

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Leadership Insights: Story editing

Leadership Insights: Story editing

Carl Sanders Edwards My Dad was a primary school teacher.  Unlike most teachers in those days, he was popular with the kids.   I remember as a 6-year-old that everyone in our town seemed to know Dad and want to stop and chat and...

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Leadership Insights: How’s your to-do list?

Leadership Insights: How’s your to-do list?

Carl Sanders Edwards I took a deep breath.  I gulped the bitter green tea, squeezing the caffeine placebo as much as I could.  "Two more", I said to myself hoping for a mantra like boost.  I was exhausted but still needed to do more.    I wasn't finishing an adventure...

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The Vertical Incubator 2022 World Tour Wrap-up

The Vertical Incubator 2022 World Tour Wrap-up

Be conscious. Be curious. Be better.  At our core, Adeption is not about technology or methodology. Instead, we are about a community of people. People who are passionate about growth, development, and helping others to be better leaders.   Nothing demonstrates this...

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Fortune 500 survey about Vertical Development

Fortune 500 survey about Vertical Development

We asked HR executives of Fortune 500 companies in Silicon Valley about emerging trends around Vertical Development in 2022. Over the course of the year, we have seen multiple signs of increased interest in Vertical Development. For example, we received a record...

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Resilience assessment

Resilience assessment

We have exciting news coming soon about a new resilience experience!  In the meantime Derek Roger, the researcher who created the assessment and initial experience shared this.  Enjoy.

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B3 and neuroplasticity

B3 and neuroplasticity

      One of the most powerful parts of B3 is the Be conscious phase.   Often people get frustrated with this stage, "come on, get to the value...".  However, it is critical!   We often talk about the mental priming and pull that occurs when asking people to reflect...

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Leadership and AI

The What's NXT Podcast where thought leaders from around the globe share their global insights on leadership, innovation, agility & change. Carl Sanders-Edwards was recently interviewed by Peter Holliday & David Yeates. --- Listen here...

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