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Monthly Archives: October 2010

Action For The Week

WORK on ownership, accountability and strengths. Hold a meeting and, as a team, agree that no one will ever say anything behind each other’s backs which they would not say to their faces. This is a given, and must be accepted on an emotional level. If everyone simply nods, they will not do it. If…Continue Reading

Thought For The Week

KNOWLEDGE is no longer power. Relationships, leadership and teamwork are today’s power. There is so much knowledge and information going around, and we have such ease of access to so much more, that holding onto your bit of unique information won’t make any difference. (Extract from The Naked Coach)Continue Reading

Home is where the hard graft is

MOST people think of home start as a service provided by the AA and RAC when your car takes exception to those icy winter mornings and yet it applies to business too. Government figures suggest more and more graduates and school leavers have chosen to start up on their own. Running costs are lower from…Continue Reading

Do you believe in fate, or luck?

Time to Read – Depends on which you believe So there I am, taking my nephew Howard to his work, running late and working out the fastest way to get into town, when he turns to me and asks that question: “Do you believe in fate, or luck?” What brilliant timing! I resisted the obvious…Continue Reading

Action For The Week

EVERY customer/supplier dispute, the loss of a customer, a fallout with a client, a decision by a potential customer not to come to you, or return to you – they all come down to one thing. It’s an actual or perceived (same thing) broken promise. Make sure you deliver and follow through on your deals,…Continue Reading

33 Reasons to…

Time to Read – 33 Seconds …Go to a loved one and tell them that you love them, in the same way you did when you first felt that way. Respect and value a team member, in a way you have never done before. Or simply value being alive. 33 miners combined with many brave…Continue Reading

Action For The Week

MAKE sure you have a clear, concise, compelling strategy for your company. Ensure everyone in your organisation knows it. Also, how what they personally do relates to the strategy. Anything that you do that does not help you get closer to your vision, stop doing it. You will stop over a third of your work…Continue Reading

Thought For The Week

WE automatically move in the direction of our most dominant thoughts. When we believe something to be true we see the world in that way and our minds cannot tell the difference between something that happens in reality and something we imagine with emotional intensity.Continue Reading