Category Archives: Leadership

The Droid you are looking for isn’t here

In one of the funniest and most remembered scenes in Star Wars, Luke Skywalker and his team effortlessly move past The Dark Lord Guards by using a “Jedi Knight Mind-Control technique” just by telling a lie and stating it as … Continue reading

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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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Go for this in a conflict

Two of your team are in an argument and you’ve been called to sort them out. There are a few ways I’ve seen managers approach this complex issue. They are: Do nothing They leave it to themselves to resolve the … 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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