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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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Valentines Special: Will You Marry Me? And Other Questions

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 Show Class

The picture shows Phil Mickelson turning up at Calloway Golf HQ in California in the week after winning the most famous and prestigious tournament in the world. You will notice a few things about this picture, I am sure. What … Continue reading

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Some Just Get Wet

“Some people feel the rain. Some just get wet.” Bob Marley Emotional Intelligence isn’t just for our work. We could use E.I. to become aware of the quality of the life we already have. By thinking about and dealing effectively … Continue reading

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The Best Time To Plant a Tree

”The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” Chinese Proverb This saying makes me smile and continues to give me renewed encouragement whenever I am feeling challenged in an area of … Continue reading

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The Leadership Trap

The Leadership Trap The Leadership Trap is a familiar story of success and then fading results: Senior Management want results across a number of areas and you are the one who is going to deliver these results, year after year. … Continue reading

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3 Ninja Leadership Moves

  3 Ninja Leadership Moves A Ninja Leader knows when to go onto the offensive and can also defend vigorously. Ninjas are well versed in the art dealing with all kinds of people and always have their eyes on the … Continue reading

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