I, the Imposter

I, the Imposter Article by Steve Harvey, Director Impromptu “The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts. Bertrand Russell I wake, snap from an uncertain dream that tugs hesitantly...

Is it safe?

Is it safe? Article by Steve Harvey, Director Impromptu I’m thinking about two contrasting experiences of delivering leadership simulations in the not too distant past. In one, the participants appeared open, curious, disposed to embrace the opportunity, willing to...

Caught

Caught Article by Steve Harvey, Director Impromptu This week, the media has been dominated by the latest IPCC report in which climatologists warn of a number of increasingly imminent tipping points that could have catastrophic consequences for life on earth. They say...

Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast

Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast Article by Steve Harvey, Director Impromptu It can be said that much of the work we do is strongly connected with and driven by delivering strategy: introducing a new performance management framework; growing sales; improving...

The Genius in Everyone

The Genius in Everyone A few days ago I listened to a TED talk given by Sir Ken Robinson. It was called, “Do Schools Kill Creativity.” What struck me first, was how consummately gifted Ken is as a comedian; authentic and self-effacing by contrast to many of the...

Dimensions of Awareness (part two)

Dimensions of Awareness (part two) We are worth it Recently I was in a one-to-one coaching session. My coachee was a professional; an intelligent, able, engaging individual who was on the cusp of significant career progression.She was stuck. She was stuck in two ways....