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Look Inward Before You Try to Change Others

Look Inward Before You Try to Change Others.

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How do successful people reach their goals? [3 min HBR video]

Successful people do things differently. Here’s how. Continue reading

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Win at Workplace Conflict – An HBR Blog Post

Stay focused, pick your fights, build empathy, use humour and develop relationships to effectively manage conflict at work Continue reading

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TRAINER’S JOURNAL: How Happy Are You At Work, Really?

You make your own happiness. Yes, that seems contrary to what you’ve believed all this time. Achieving your full potential is at the heart of happiness at work. 5Cs-contribution, conviction, culture, commitment and confidence-can affect your happiness levels at work. Besides the 5Cs, trust, pride and recognition have an impact on your happiness at work. Continue reading

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Where Do Ideas Come From? A TED Playlist

Interested in ideas? Getting new ones, sharing and spreading your ideas?  Check out the these videos from the Where Do Ideas Come from TED Playlist: Steven Johnson: Where do good ideas come from   (17:45 min)Posted Sep 2010 Elizabeth Gilbert: Your elusive … Continue reading

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FIRST LINES from: Just Promoted!

During your fist 12 months as a first-time manager, or as an experienced manager in a brand new position of company, you will often feel out of control. This is a common feeling, whether you are a group leader, department head, or plant manager. Continue reading

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How to Sharpen Your Focus

In his Huffpost article, 7 Ways to Sharpen Your Focus Daniel Goleman offers practical advice to remain focused despite the blizzard of distractions we must get through every day.
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SWOT: Are You Walking Around Naked?

SWOT is a truly useful tool whether you are a one-man (or -woman) show or a multinational. It is a tool to prevent organisations walking around naked, like the proverbial emperor.
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Give the Emperor a Mirror

We should try to get the best out of the already used and often abused management tools. Recycle would be a good description. After all, if you don’t put them to use, abuse or misuse, then what use? Let’s use it. Continue reading

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How Balanced is Your Team?

Most of us, whether we are in a small business or a large one, at the highest level or at the lowest, will be working in teams. And, one unpleasant reality is that you hardly ever have control over who become your team members. Continue reading

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