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How to be a leader in a VUCA world

How to be a leader in a VUCA world

Perhaps the most contentious General Election so far this century, the President of the US undergoing impeachment proceedings, the world living under the threat of climate disaster… could the world be much more Volatile, Uncertain, Complex or Ambiguous than it is at...

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How to say no positively

How to say no positively

Saying no can be one of the most stressful things about leadership. In fact, ex British Prime Minister Tony Blair put it, ‘The art of leadership is not saying yes, it’s saying no’. It can be really hard to say no, even when you know you should. We might find ourselves...

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Build better teams and reap the rewards

Build better teams and reap the rewards

Whilst we don’t know the impacts things like climate change will have on our businesses, we can help prepare our people by considering how to build better teams making them better able to handle change. Whether your business is going through a merger, a restructure or...

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How everyone can GROW to be a leader

How everyone can GROW to be a leader

In times of change and uncertainty, it is only natural to want look to a leader for guidance. However, navigating through change, and mitigating any adverse effects can be a big job for one person. That’s why we should be empowering all of our people to GROW to be...

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Why mindfulness at work really matters

Why mindfulness at work really matters

For a lot of people their job is much more than just a way of paying the bills. Your work can so often be tied to your vision of your worth, and many people want to be satisfied as well as salaried. Research shows us that mindfulness can be hugely effective at...

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How to get teams working together quickly

How to get teams working together quickly

What the Queen of England can teach us about team building With the news dominated by Brexit, backstops, and boundaries, division seems to be rife - but it’s not good for business. Just like countries, companies can find themselves with their people split firmly into...

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Taming Tasks & Amassing Missions

Taming Tasks & Amassing Missions

From one thing and onto the next. If I get there faster and do it quicker then I can finally kick back a bit and breathe. Phew – first tasks done, boxes ticked. In fact – now I’ve caught up a bit I can even get to my next meeting faster. Ooh unexpected, incoming call....

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What’s your Mantra?

What’s your Mantra?

Have you noticed how you speak to yourself and how that may be limiting you. For example, here are a few sentences that may help clarify what I mean.  ...I’m so awkward when I meet new people. ... I hate reading.   ... Numbers are not my strong point....

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