At the end of the July, PurpleBeach launched their very own Boxset, and since then we have been busy having interesting conversations with lots of interesting people
We were very excited to be joined by Tzameret Fuerst for another roundtable discussion. Tzameret is a keynote speaker & corporate resilience trainer, after years as a social entrepreneur, with a present-day David & Goliath story, fighting to bring a lifesaving medical device to scale in the face of extreme adversity.
Marcus Du Sautoy is a Professor of Mathematics at Oxford University and was appointed to the Simonyi Professorship for the Public Understanding of Science. Having recently released a book called The Creativity Code, Marcus joined us for a roundtable conversation to further discuss the themes of both his book and his PurpleBeach Boxset episode exploring the potential for creativity within AI.
Stay Open When Everyone Is Closed
He asked, ‘why is it that some organisations are able to remain open to new possibilities and innovate through times of market disruption, when others double down on their existing value propositions in a frenzy of denial?’ In other words…
An Exploration of Failure and Leadership.
At our second Beach Club Roundtable session we were delighted to welcome Ed Lu – an astrophysicist and astronaut. Having spent 206 days in space over three missions for NASA he went on to work for large organisations such as…
During our recent events, we have had some really interesting conversations around topics that are effecting us personally and professionally. You can now watch the key points…
Since the launch of PurpleBeach, we have been inviting people to the conversation.
With many employees losing their jobs or being furloughed due to the pandemic, there has been a major increase in the volume of job applications organisations are receiving. Technology such as increased automation in early stages has become prominent in helping to cope with this, as well as incorporating vital values.
The conversations were so enjoyable that we widened the scope and touched on various other topics, making for a diverse and interesting brunch.
A couple of insights – With both COVID-19 and BlackLivesMatter arising at the same time, organisations are responding much quicker than in the past and often changing stance.
• use a lot of energy
• produce endorphins and make you feel good which fools you into thinking you’re doing something productive
• make you really tired after not very long
• involve moving a lot but not moving anywhere
If you or your team are doing star jumps, you’re procrastinating. Stop!
Over the past decade, whilst rapid exponential progress in technology has unleashed disruptive and inspiring new opportunities for how we work and what we do, the inevitable ambiguity and uncertainty has resulted in examples of both the best and the worst kinds of leadership…
The gift of compassion is not only the ability to understand how your actions may impact others. It is the willingness to find better ways to ensure your actions also lift others up too. In 2020, try not to excuse your actions by hiding behind the results you need to achieve, rather make …
I was reflecting on the whole ‘gender debate’ in the light of Meghan Markle and all the screaming about racism and sexism and misogyny in the wake of her decision to leave the UK, and wondered how we got here?
I’ve been involved in promoting women in organisations for many years – fix the pipeline fix the problems, right?
How many times have you sat in a meeting that was a complete waste of your time? Few questions, no debate, little engagement, maybe even some lack of mutual respect – with mediocre outcomes at best!
For today’s final top tip we’ve chosen something a little different, a little more visual… from Linda Notelovitz at LifeDesign. Linda is a Filmmaker, a Visual Communicator, who tells stories for Advertising & Marketing, Branded Content & Entertainment.
In 2020 try to keep a weekly journal in which you reflect on your critical thinking. Your weekly journal entry should deal with four points:
1. describe an idea, maybe something you like or dislike;
2. reflect on your response, or why you reacted the way you did to the idea;
3. relate your new idea to another theory or idea you know; and
4. consider how this new idea relates to your personal learning process and journey.
Today I am wearing my lawyer and futurist hats, so I’m 1/3rd of the way to wearing De Bono’s 6 Thinking Hats. One of the
As human beings, we love stories. Before we could write, we were making up and passing down stories through the generations about our societies and
3 of the intrepid PurpleBeach team, Tanya Cordrey, Olivia Gribaudo and Orlagh Hunt gave their views on the hot topic of Mindfulness recently at the
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As many of you will know we usually hold an annual in-person PurpleBeach Experience, but as that’s not possible this year, we have decided to create our very own Boxset around the theme of “new”.
You can watch all our episodes at your leisure. Binge, fast forward, rewind, watch in any order: you are in control of the remote. And let’s face it, the remote is one of the few things we have had control of in recent months!
We have a strict door policy at our boxset premier. To gain access to this limited edition boxset, simply fill in the form below.