Category Archives: Change Management

Good isn’t good enough

Ever run across a good person who has lost their job? Have you ever met someone who is a thoroughly nice person and yet they are alone? They were good to their spouse, but are now divorced? Welcome to the … Continue reading

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Go Deep: World Cup Special

To mark this World Cup and to get in there before England fly back, I thought I would discuss leadership issues using this tournament as a focal point. The one thing the England are doing this time around that is … Continue reading

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Choose a Resourceful State

Have you ever turned up at work to find the boss in a bad mood, then discover that you too are having a bad day? Not only that, but everyone around you is feeling down? It may not be news … Continue reading

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Deal with Conflict in One Move

  Conflict, when it isn’t handled well, can sap a team’s energy and derail results, all the while driving up bad feelings and frustration. Good leaders know that conflict can be healthy, but it must be managed well, or else … Continue reading

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The Grenade at Work

We have all been there when a seemingly normal person suddenly explodes with anger, leaving everyone in the room stunned and silent. How is it that a normally sane person suddenly becomes an insane, arm-waving monster, loudly shouting the odds … Continue reading

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Have you got a ‘Jeremy Paxman’ on your team?

The combative and grumpy Jeremy Paxman has stepped down from Newsnight, the flagship BBC current affairs programme. His aggressive style of questioning raised their own questions within the hierarchy of the BBC-known affectionately as “Auntie”- and the only surprise to … Continue reading

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Ethical Motivation vs Manipulation

At one end of the scale you have out-and-out bullying with ethical persuasion at the polar opposite. From the selfish manager who just uses her team to get whatever it is that they want to the passive-aggressive who undermines your … Continue reading

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