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For these 7 things – what 3 things do they have in common, for them to ‘work’ for you?

For these 7 things – what 3 things do they have in common, for them to ‘work’ for you?

  Time to Read:  60 Seconds Value if you do this: Thousands For these 7 things – what 3 things do they have in common, for them to ‘work’ for you? For these 7 things Projects Change Programmes/New Initiatives Meetings (all) New systems Partnering with external providers Products Training/Consultancy/Coaching Make sure you do these 3 things:…Continue Reading

For every email, text, meeting, discussion, report and business interaction…

For every email, text, meeting, discussion, report and business interaction…

Time to Read:  7 SecondsFor every email, text, meeting, discussion, report and business interaction…  Make it really clear what you want the other person, or people, to actually do. Is it an action, a response, nothing – exactly what? This radical simple clarity in communications will save you much time, angst and money! With my love…Continue Reading

Making the Complex Simple (and understandable)

Making the Complex Simple (and understandable)

Time to Read:  Waterloo to Picadilly Circus Making the Complex Simple (and understandable)  What are the most dreaded words that ever come out from Information Technology teams? ‘The System’s Down’ Those words cut through this digital, cloud based, X-Box age like a shiver through the spine. My background is IT, and do you know what? I…Continue Reading

Empowerment on a Plate

Empowerment on a Plate

Time to Read: Runny Yolk Empowerment on a Plate I have many books on my shelves about ‘empowerment’ I have started some, and finished none – I just don’t understand the long words, the theory and even the idea that people need to be empowered at all – when you were born you didn’t wait to…Continue Reading

Top 10 Rules for Meeting Etiquette

Top 10 Rules for Meeting Etiquette

Time to Read:  When you’re bored in a meeting   Top 10 Rules for Meeting Etiquette Always wait for late-comers before you start the meeting – it would be rude not to. Professional meeting attenders will need to be reminded what meeting they are in. Make sure that all actions have more than one name –…Continue Reading