Tag: Leadership

Doing the Opposite

March 9, 2009 | By | 1 Comment

Whilst many of the opportunities each of us face every day seem to have straightforward solutions, sometimes it’s worth considering taking a different angle. As we go about our daily lives, we follow set patterns of behaviors that are along paths we have walked many times. It becomes difficult for us to amend our thinking […]

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Quick Thinking Required

March 6, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

I’m fascinated by productivity. Making things actually happen, instead of pondering endlkessly is a huge step forward for any manager. When I was in Australia recently, I met up with Dr Ken Hudson, from The Speed Thinking Zone. Ken’s premise is that things take way too long and there is a better way. Hudson’s Law […]

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Risk…or Not. That is the Question

March 5, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

Life is about risk. We all take them every single day of our lives. When we cross the road, it’s a risk. As we eat our sandwich at lunchtime, there’s a risk. We can’t function without taking some risks in our lives. In business, we need to take some risks to grow. Allowing others in […]

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Team Building – Inherit or Create?

December 22, 2008 | By

Is it easier to have a bunch of people that are brand new to a team, or one that you mould from those you inherit? In my business life I only had the latter. An existing group of employees, in each business who I had to work with, from each new day one. Never a […]

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