Feb 22, 2012

The Art of Delegation

“If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.” It’s a familiar phrase and one we’ve probably all  used …

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Feb 14, 2012

Emotion at Work

 “I think you have to work with people, and when I talk about managing  relationships…it’s a question of sharing emotion …

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Feb 08, 2012

Going Somewhere? Career Development Tips

If you really want to shine in your career it’s critical that you truly understand how your strengths can work …

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Jan 30, 2012

What Really Motivates Employees?

Never a year goes by without some esteemed professor announcing to the world that they’ve found the big one! The …

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Jan 19, 2012

Using The Ladder of Inference

We live in a world of self-generating beliefs which remain largely untested. We adopt those  beliefs because they are based …

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Jan 09, 2012

Behavioural Type and Change

Change Management today has become more relevant as businesses re-invent themselves to achieve the competitive edge over their competitors in …

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Jan 03, 2012

Leadership in Turbulent Times

It’s been a long time coming, but the recession that has hit us will no doubt leave a similar legacy …

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Dec 19, 2011

Hippocrates, Galen & The Four Humours

Hippocrates – Greek physician (c460BC – 370BC). A contemporary of Socrates (470BC – 399BC), mentioned in the writings of Plato (428BC – 348BC) …

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Dec 12, 2011

Love Your Team

“Everyone wants to make a difference. We all want to feel loved and that we matter. As the cost of …

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Dec 07, 2011

What Talented Employees Want

In “First, Break All The Rules”, Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman told the story of how the Gallup Organisation had …

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Dec 02, 2011

Yours Behaviourally

Have you ever thought why some emails from people connect with you and other emails don’t?  If you are trying …

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Nov 29, 2011

Mantras: More Than Just Self-Talk

Chrissy Batchford isn’t alone in finding the rhythm and repetition of words a powerful ally when it comes to focusing …

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Nov 24, 2011

Profitable Waste Management

“Our greatest assets are our people.” Big Yawn! Excuse me whilst I fall asleep! How many times have you heard …

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Nov 22, 2011

Why Invest In Team-Working

In the introduction to his wonderful little book “The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team”, Patrick Lencioni calls team-working “the one …

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Aug 11, 2011

The Eeees Of Conference Speaking

Psychologists say you have about 30 seconds tops to connect with someone so when you appear on stage in front …

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Jul 05, 2011

Colourful Questioning

Questions are an invaluable form of communication, to name a few there are open, closed, probing, leading, echoing, clear and …

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Jun 01, 2011

From Switched off to Switched On in Seven Easy Steps

How often have you attended meetings and various other management presentations that were, at best, a bore, and at worst a …

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Feb 15, 2011

My Office Manager is Wonderfully Weird! Is it a colour thing?

Giles here.  The other day I was standing over the shoulder of Rob Slade, our Office Manager, as he transferred …

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