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How TweetJukeBox boosted my Twitter efforts

Twitter is an amazing platform, and so much can be done to build your brand and awareness about your products on Twitter. However, Twitter can be extremely time consuming if you want to achieve any level of success. A great … Continue reading

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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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Is the Boss a leader?

A boss is not a leader, if they have to tell you what to do they are simply a manager. One could judge them as a good or bad manager depending on their ability to effectively communicate but that does … Continue reading

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Determination or Skill … What will matter?

When we have energy, we are able to motivate ourselves and we get the job done, was it our skill or our determination that mattered? In the world today we often talk about a skills shortage and technical skills may … Continue reading

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Energy … Getting it and sustaining it!

Motivation is a strange concept … Firstly we need to understand that no one can motivate anyone else, motivation is a choice you and I have, but it is a choice only we can make. We can choose to motivate … Continue reading

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Leaders are judged on the difference they make!

Leadership is a strange concept to say the least, mostly because what we have been taught about leadership will never make us true leaders. Academic ideas of what leadership is, that which is taught about the theories of leadership, are … Continue reading

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Transformation is about a Single Question

Transformation is by definition going beyond form or changing. In an organisational context, a process of profound and radical change that orients an organisation in a new direction and takes it to an entirely different level of effectiveness. Unlike ‘turnaround’ … Continue reading

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Thoughts, Words, Actions and Behaviour

Thoughts – What do we think about when we think and more importantly, What do YOU think, when YOU think about YOU? Our thoughts will determine our intention. This will determine the way we communicate, and ultimately our intention plays out in the actions … Continue reading

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Strategic Listening

The more ideas you have, the more you will stimulate your own thinking and the thinking of all the people you come into contact with. The real key is to always be on the look-out for ideas – new and … Continue reading

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Creativity and Conflict … I’ll do it my way dammit!

We are told that we should be creative, but we are hardly ever told what we should be creative about. If we assume that we are creating something, we usually create a mess. So what should we be creative about? … Continue reading

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