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How bias colours our world and what we can do about it

“We are far more liable to catch the vices than the virtues of our associates.” Denis Diderot It’s human nature to notice the negative, it’s a concept known as negativity dominance to psychologists. This helps explain why, for instance, when … Continue reading

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How do you help your team to succeed?

Over the last few months I’ve been running an exploratory survey asking people to answer the question “what word defines success” for them. And while the results are not entirely surprising it did make me start to think again about … Continue reading

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The end of the year … what do you have left in your tank?

Recently I’ve been seeing the same theme cropping up over and over in various guises with clients and in my day-to-day reading, so I figure it’s time to share. The theme I’m talking about is leadership burnout, fatigue. I suspect … Continue reading

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Why feedback is really just a load of tosh and change never happens

This morning I had an interesting email exchange with a client. He sent me an email from his company announcing a new coaching course for leaders. He thought it was ridiculous, long winded and fluffy and that no one really … Continue reading

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Musing from the Cafe … Networking and Coffee …

In between meetings I will often find a cafe to sit down and catch-up on work. It’s a relaxing atmosphere and normally there is the buzz of networking and business going on all around me .. not that I’m eavesdropping! … Continue reading

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