Never Underestimate The Valuable

Nip online for a couple of hours, you click on one link on Facebook and bam before you know it, an hour has passed and you’ve been a hundred different places, and you don’t know which of the 100 tabs you have open is playing music!

This week I was researching empowerment for some other work, and came across these…

1. Empowerment: Asking & Facing Deeper Questions

Empowerment matters…if as customers, we show up empowered. Empowered to do business with organisations that stand for purposes-values-behaviours that speak to us.

2. From Fear to Empowerment: Scott McLeod at TEDxDesMoines

3. What’s the definition of empowerment?

Empowerment is not abdication, empowerment is not replacing leadership…far from it….empowerment is recognising that in a networked economy and that leadership is about powering the engine not driving the car yourself.

4. Margaret Heffernan: The dangers of “willful blindness”

In her latest book, Heffernan argues that the biggest threats and dangers we face are the ones we don’t see – not because they’re secret or invisible, but because we’re willfully blind. She examines the phenomenon and traces its imprint in our private and working lives, and within governments and organizations, and asks: What makes us prefer ignorance?