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Overcoming the Barriers to Networking

You receive an invite to a networking event, do you immediately think what a wonderful opportunity or do you go under sufferance on the basis that one ought to do it.

Leaders versus managers

The leaders versus managers debate rages on in the management press. Invariably people in organisations say they want more leaders and fewer managers. Perhaps the division is not as real as people think and what organisations really need are managerial leaders at all levels.

Empowerment-what does it really mean?

Having just read through a number of strategic plans I am surprised at the number of times the word empower or a derivative appears. We are an organisation that encourages empowered people; Our values are empowerment, learning, accountability, integrity. So what does this wonderful word empower mean?

Blamestorming

Blame is toxic to organisations. When blame is around punishment surely follows. To avoid any form of punishment we deflect blame form ourselves or allocate it to others.

Balancing the work-life scales

Life is a balancing act. It is a challenge each day to juggle all those things that you hold dear. Concentrating on one area of your life can lead to tensions and stress in other areas so a delicate balance is needed to keep things working in the best way for you.

Creativity is for Everyone

Are you of the view that only a few individuals are creative or that it is only truly artistic people who are creative? If you recognize this belief in yourself you are certainly not alone - it is held by the majority of people.

Negotiating Successfully

This is the alleged transcript of an actual radio conversation between a US naval ship and a Canadian maritime contact off the coast of Newfoundland in October 1995.

Lessons from a goose

Lessons from a goose

Have you ever seen a flock of geese flying in a large V formation? The goose and the way that they organize themselves can teach us a lot about leadership, teams and organisations.

Feedback is the Food of Champions

Do you dread that moment when your boss says that he wants to give you feedback. More often than not we immediately expect the gotcha approach to management rather than heaps of praise and well dones

Are you wrkonig hrad or wkonrig sramt?

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