I am not particularly proud to tell this story today, but I think that there is value in it.  We (I) have come a long way in the last few decades.  If you’ve made and served anyone tea lately, I personally believe you understand an essence vitally important to leadership.  If you haven’t made and…

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The world is full of “rub” at the moment.  Whether that’s between governments and their people, between police and the community, between team members who work together, or between family members weathering this year in close proximity – the rub is evident. This year has served as a catalyst for many as our tolerance levels…

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We’ve known for a long time that prolonged periods of stress and uncertainty produce certain results in us as humans, but seldom in recent history have we seen so many people succumbing to those effects.  The underlying process is worth identifying, and it’s also worth reminding ourselves of some of the basics of self-management. While…

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We all agree it’s been an interesting (read unprecedented) year, and that it just seems to keep coming.  Years are funny like that – time marches on, waiting for no man.  Around March, we were still looking at the approaching ripple that was changing the world and wondering what it would mean for us.  Schools…

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There is a lot of jostling going on at the moment.  The world is being shaken up and is not as we know it.  Some kind of new normal is on its way or perhaps it’s already here.  You can’t scroll down a feed for too long before you find people adjusting themselves and trying…

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There is a reoccurring theme that’s present for me at the moment from all the varied places I’ve been receiving input.  It’s there in the books I’m reading.  It’s there in the videos I’m watching on LinkedIn and in the links that awesome people are sending me.  It’s there in the conversations I’m having, and…

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August is upon us and Q3 is well in swing, although for many, it doesn’t look like any recognisable third quarter they’ve seen before.  It’s fair to say that this year is a little different to most, and we need to adjust ourselves accordingly. Having set our annual goals and put measures in place to…

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All of us have to lead somewhere along the line.  Whether it is to lead ourselves through a situation or a time period, to lead a family or partnership, to lead a team, business or community.  “Leadership through crisis” is the 2020 phrase that has added even more scrutiny and analysis to the requirements of…

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It’s often easy to get swept away on the tide that is life, especially when it comes to Monday morning and the next week stretches out in front of us, waiting to be taken full advantage of.  As the world starts to move on from the various versions of paralysis that the past few months…

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