Monthly Archives: September 2012

Valentine Special: Will You Marry Me? And Other Questions of Productivity

Questions. They are powerful things, aren’t they? They can change how you feel, from sad to happy, or they can change your life, like the question posed in the headline. Questions use what we like to call ‘pull’ communication to … Continue reading

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How To manage Interruptions

How To Manage Interruptions There cannot be another issue that steals our time more than being interrupted at work. From colleagues asking for favours, to staff requesting an urgently required item of information, interruptions are a major part of our … Continue reading

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Confidence Tricks

Confidence Tricks Every single one of us has found ourselves in a situation that has challenged our confidence and shrunk our positivity of a good result down to the size of a pea. Perhaps it’s easy for us to minimise … Continue reading

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My Door is Shut

My Door is Always Shut “My door is always open.”Do you have managers who say this? It’s a cliché, naturally tripping off the tongue to give the impression of openness to their team and accessibility to the issues that they … Continue reading

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3 Ways To Really Get Their Attention

3 Easy Ways to Really Get Their Attention Train The Trainer Workshops are the most fun and rewarding workshops that I have had the privilege to be involved with. The journey that participants go through is noticeable, uplifting and great, … Continue reading

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How To Avoid Misunderstandings

How To Avoid Misunderstandings We’ve all done it. Misunderstood someone, I mean. We’ve all been less than clear when giving instructions to someone too. We’ve even misunderstood someone when they have repeated their request using different words! Misunderstandings are a … Continue reading

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