Monthly Archives: September 2015

Oh NO, not more ineffective Leadership Development

Connecting is not only a personal issue. Leadership development has failed us over the years, (this is not my opinion, this is honest fact), probably because many view leadership as an advanced management system. A young graduate once asked his … Continue reading

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Questions – Critical to Success

How do we begin to ask better questions? Listening is the key to asking questions that will disrupt the thoughts of others. What have they said, do you understand what they have said or do you need to ask more … Continue reading

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Tele-sales … All the components of a Bad Sale!

Honesty, integrity and trust … If you are expecting any of those from a tele-sales consultant, then you have extremely high expectations. Life is about relationships and you can only have a good relationship if honesty, integrity and trust are … Continue reading

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What is wrong with being ordinary?

Source: What is wrong with being ordinary?

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Simplification

To simplify is probably the greatest challenge we are faced with in life. Life has taught us how to get more, and that usually means more credit. Credit is easy, you spend money you can’t see on things that have … Continue reading

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I offended #ALICE and the Leaders are still moving!

Source: I offended #ALICE and the Leaders are still moving!

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Disruption for Change

I was recently asked to come and speak at an industry gathering … The brief was as follows: ‘Please speak about disruption so that it will cause a paradigm shift in our industry’. Why is disruption so necessary in our lives … Continue reading

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Why is connecting so hard?

We are social creatures and we yearn to connect with like minded people, however we would rather take the path of least resistance than have someone challenge our thinking. It is this path of least resistance that causes us to … Continue reading

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It’s not about YOU and the number of followers!

You may be many things, but please understand you are never a celebrity – I don’t care who you think you are, who others say you are, or what you have done, if you think you are a celebrity YOU … Continue reading

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Connecting or Wasting Your Time? … Social R.O.I.

A few days ago I wrote an article titled Are we actually CONNECTED or are we just being Social? and subsequently I have had many discussions around the topic. Everyone I have connected with agrees that it is no longer sufficient just … Continue reading

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