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Evolve from the Balcony to the Staircase

October 10, 2019

I love the Balcony and Dancefloor concept of Ron Heifetz of Harvard Business School (a prolific leadership author – check his work out here).  It has revolutionised many a leader’s.....

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Somewhere under the rainbow is your arc of opportunity

October 8, 2019

When you look out to your career and/or personal horizon, what do you see? Is it a clear vision of where you want to be or do you find it.....

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Making your decisions count

October 2, 2019

Conventional wisdom says we each make 35,000 conscious, sub-conscious and unconscious decisions a day. These decisions might crop up in a business or professional environment, in our personal life, in.....

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Don’t assume the obvious is obvious

October 1, 2019

  I seem to have my best thoughts when I am travelling. Maybe the change of scenery helps to shift my BAU (business as usual) thinking and tap into something.....

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I am Not Wonder Woman and Neither Are You

September 19, 2019

We’re all busy. It’s the new normal, so we’d better just suck it up and get on with what needs doing right? Maybe not. All this continual hustle, jostling and.....

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Why Women are Investment Naturals

September 19, 2019

When it comes to making investment decisions that deliver excellent returns in the long term, women are streets ahead of their male colleagues – and we’re not the only ones.....

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Creating Traction

September 12, 2019

In the (in)famous Stanford Prison Experiment in August 1971, twenty-four volunteer college students were selected for an experiment to observing human behaviour in a ‘mock’ prison. Twelve of the students.....

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HOW TO NETWORK LIKE A BOSS 

September 12, 2019

Networking gets a bad rap because it’s misunderstood. Networking is not about trying to get something from someone, or trying to impress someone so they’ll buy some- thing from you......

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What’s the real cost of a CEO and how do you work out if you’re getting what you paid for?

August 29, 2019

Are CEO’s cut-out to add real value to an organisation? More importantly, do they have the necessary skills to deliver on what they are worth?  CPA’s CEO, Alex Malley, walked away.....

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Why Work Matters, Especially as We Age

August 29, 2019

“You are old, Father William,” the young man said, “And your hair has become very white; And yet you incessantly stand on your head – Do you think, at your.....

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We need to throw ‘Feedback Cultures’ in the bin and create ‘Learning Cultures’

August 22, 2019

What is it about ‘feedback’? No one seems to like the term or how it’s done, and even fewer people seem to like giving it. The image in many organisations appears.....

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Do you need a friend at work?

August 22, 2019

Having a friend at work matters and it’s about far more than having someone to gossip with. It matters because as humans we’re hard-wired to connect. Spending time with others.....

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