Questions of Difference is passionate about helping people to see that Conflict can be used as an energy to achieve positive outcomes. Charles Irvine was asked by London Business School to do a TED talk as part of their TEDx focusing on “Conflict as a force for good”. Please see…
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Questions of Difference are an action orientated, hard-working, challenging and fun team who step into people’s lives, interrupt existing patterns of thinking and instigate powerful, sustainable change to meet business goals.
In a nutshell we develop leaders, help organisations to engage employees, resolve conflicts, facilitate new ideas and enable people and teams to be the best they can be. We are passionate about helping people ask great questions as we believe that people and organisations go in the direction we question them, which can have a profound impact on business results.
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The wise man doesn't give the right answers.Claude Lévi-Strauss
He poses the right questions.
This was a question raised on Radio 4 this week in an interview with Yuval Noah Harari. I have immensely valued the thinking he is bringing to our world and believe he, amongst others, has a critical role to play in helping us navigate a different future. He said –…
As part of my interest in developing a philosophy that makes sense for me I have been enjoying a wide range of books. Two of the most recent are The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt and Power, Pleasure and Profit by David Wootton. Reading through their work prompted me…
The idea of establishing the conditions where executive teams can operate as truly high performing teams by surfacing their selfish interests with the view to creating shared intentionality occurred to me while I was listening to the narrated version of The Sleepwalkers by Christopher Clark. The Sleepwalkers explores the…
For many years I have challenged the notion of hidden agendas – not because I don’t believe people and organisations have agendas – but more because I believe it is natural and normal to have an agenda. By naming it as ‘hidden’ we create a power and strength to it…
In the past 2 weeks I have worked in 3 very different organisations and cultures. One an Executive in the C suite of an organisation in the European Financial Sector, another a Global Organisation seeking to achieve system wide change and a Not for Profit organisation focusing on working with…
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...the way Questions of Difference work is long lasting because emotions are engaged, the memory is deep and therefore, ultimately more useful than more cerebral training and developmentBT
People who have worked with Questions of Difference the most can start a conversation from a different place with the skills they have acquired – part of what you getHeineken
...Tremendous things have happened as a result due to their belief in people, fabulous things happen...Cadbury