The new leader…..You!

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The new leader…..You!

If you hold  down any leadership role for any length of time and you will come to one conclusion very quickly:
You have to work hard to make it look easy!

Even though most people are not officially appointed leader, the new work practices that have sprung up over the last 5 to 10 years have actually produced great opportunities for more leadership at all levels.

Old-fashioned hierarchies tended to concentrate decision-making influence at the highest level or rank. Other people may ...

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Living in the Gap

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Living in the Gap

True happiness and real productivity only come when we close the gap between intention and action.

The valley between those two points is where too many people spend the majority of their career.

In that valley we create techniques to distract ourselves from the need to turn our intentions into actions.

Most people do not realise the mental and emotional impact of unactioned intentions. It clouds our headspace and affects performance.

Very often, self-defeating symptoms appear as a direct result of the gap between ...

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Overcoming anxiety @ Work

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Overcoming anxiety @ Work

Research is now showing that connectivity is chaining people to the inbox.

On one hand we want to stay in touch with the tsunami of work coming through electronically, but on the other hand as knowledge workers we struggle to get just a few spare moments for core business.

Through smart teams I know many people say they are lucky to get more than 5 or 10 minutes to concentrate on some long-term or important work.

It must therefore follow that the quality ...

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