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A deck of cards and 50 paper clips

A deck of cards and 50 paper clips

Here is a video about solving leadership challenges. Leaders consistently share with us two issues that concern them. The irony is that Issue 2 is a result of the impact of Issue 1. In this short video, Tracy shares some ideas why these issues could be happening and will tell a short story about how…

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Leaders – what is your take on mistakes?

Leaders – what is your take on mistakes?

  Imagine having this positive culture in your workplace …… no one is perfect. Mistakes do happen. We all make mistakes. However, a learning culture will help reduce the same mistakes happening over and over again. Of course, there are some jobs where making mistakes have major implications – even people’s lives are at stake….

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Are you winning as a leader?

Are you winning as a leader?

Are you a leader of a team? Do you have key targets and projects to execute? Are you seeing some signs and behaviours that are concerning you? Like some ideas? As change specialists we see this all the time. It’s actually a normal part of team progression. At this time of year, teams start to…

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Recipe for solving problems

Recipe for solving problems

Every day we are faced with solving problems and challenges – both at work and home.  Often the temptation is to ‘dive in’ and get it sorted quickly.  Of course, when it’s an emergency you have to react quickly, however I am sure everything you are faced with is not an emergency! Solving problems is…

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Do you hate your job or know someone who does?

Do you hate your job or know someone who does?

This is the first of a series of videos by Maria. In this video she explains 3 reasons why people may hate their job – or have job misery. You will recognise the elements! Maria is sharing the work of Patrick Lencioni – famous author of books including The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team. You…

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Have you considered a Health Check for your team?

Have you considered a Health Check for your team?

What we find in the ‘busyness’ of our projects and the daily grind is that teams are falling into the trap of not stopping, reflecting, calling the issues and resolving these issues. There doesn’t even have to be obvious issues. Maintenance of the team doesn’t seem to be a priority. We soldier on and the…

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Are you a good conversationalist?

Are you a good conversationalist?

In our travels we meet many people. We participate in many conversations with a wide range of people from different backgrounds and experiences. It is an absolute pleasure to spend time with people who are great at holding a conversation. On the other hand it is particularly draining and off putting to find those who…

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Are you ready for Change? Really ready?

Are you ready for Change? Really ready?

When change is introduced poorly to your business it can have huge consequences. It can create pain, stress and lack of productivity for your employees. It can also result in the project going over time and over budget. Your bottom line will take a hit. We know how to avoid these consequences. In this short…

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