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Throw Away Your Carrots and Sticks

Throw Away Your Carrots and Sticks It’s time. If you still think that rewarding success through ever larger bonuses, pay rises or big prizes, it’s time for you to put these ideas away.Disciplining people for poor performance has also failed … Continue reading

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The Ryder Cup & Leadership

Leadership Focus: The Ryder Cup There are many times where sport and performance are useful to compare with the performance of an organisation and I couldn’t let The Ryder Cup win against The US Team pass without comment. What can … 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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Do You KNow Your Team?

How Well Do You Know Your Team? Many directors and managers I speak to think that they know their team very well. They know their spouse’s name and how many children they have and their names. “I say good morning … Continue reading

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I’ve Crumbled!

I’ve Crumbled! I’ve tried really hard not to do this. It’s not like there is a gap in the market, but I feel compelled to write about it. Like someone trying to avoid the fridge on a diet. I’ve found … Continue reading

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The No 1 Motivator

The Number One Motivator at Work Do You Know What it is? I am often surprised that senior managers don’t know what is the most effective motivator at work. Do you know what it is, from all the research that … Continue reading

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Tribute: Dr Stephen Covey

Tribute: Stephen Covey Last week, we lost one of the great thought leaders of the last 50 years. Stephen Covey will be remembered mainly for his book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, which sold millions around the world … Continue reading

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