Monthly Archives: June 2015

THINK … Do we need OPEN Leadership?

Business has changed or should I rather say history always repeats – Open Leadership takes us back to the way we used to communicate, a little more than 200 years ago, before industrialisation and capitalism. Humans are social creatures and … Continue reading

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The Three Questions all Leaders Need to Ask

Seth Godin gives us this set of blueprint-questions about gaining attention and relevance: Who are you challenging or disrupting?? Whose apple cart are you upsetting? If you’re following the rules just like everyone else, you will need to understand that … Continue reading

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Communication in Relationships

There is no perfect communication, just as much as there are no perfect relationships. Together you need make the communication you share as effective as you possibly can. Effective communication happens not just when we talk, but when actual conversations … Continue reading

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LEADERSHIP without action is PROCRASTINATION

Our highest purpose is to make a difference in the lives of others. My mission is to accelerate the development of people so that they may find a way of making a difference in the lives of others, which is also … Continue reading

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If I am standing on your foot – move your foot!

Einstein said many profound things in his life and for me probably the most significant was: “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” As obvious as this sounds, it is not that … Continue reading

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Leaders never hide behind their BRANDS

Some call me cynical and others call me over opinionated – I am happy with that as long as you never think I am normal. As Whoopi Goldberg says ‘Normal is a setting on the washing machine.’ I agree I … Continue reading

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YOU are unique … and potentially generous!

Have you ever wondered why we do what we do? Yes, whatever you find yourself doing, why are you actually doing it? My hope for you is that your answer was not because you need the money or it was … Continue reading

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Need some advice? Tell a story … Don’t ask a question.

We often need some advice or feedback on a certain subject but we don’t have access to the correct experts (or those who we think could help us). I have found that you can tell a story about the situation to … Continue reading

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Leadership is simple … Have you tasted your pet’s food?

Seems weird, but why would you buy your pet any food you have not tasted? Surely if you think of them as your best friend or even part of the family; you would care about how their food tastes. I … Continue reading

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Social Selling (Part Seven) – Marketing and Advertising

This is the last in the series on Social Selling, if you have been following the articles, you will probably be wondering what role does marketing and advertising have to play in Social Selling. Lets look at each of the … Continue reading

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