27 09, 2017

How To Reduce Time Spent In Meetings

By |September 27th, 2017|

Have you ever come out of a meeting and felt dead tired?

Yep, so have I.

Sometimes it’s because it is almost lunchtime. Other times I might not have slept enough. But more often the meeting was way too long or the quality wasn’t good.

It felt like a waste of time and energy.

Meetings seem to last as […]

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20 09, 2017

How To Build A Great Foundation Underneath Your Change

By |September 20th, 2017|

For many years I worked as an interim manager. Looking back I’m grateful for all these great people who I met during those 6 -12 months when I was working in their organization before I moved on to the next organization. I’m very grateful for helping them out in sometimes difficult and stressful situations.

No matter […]

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13 09, 2017

Ring, Ring: How to Survive the Telephone Game in Your Organization

By |September 13th, 2017|

The telephone game.

Who hasn’t played the telephone game?

It is fun to watch how a simple sentence changes after being passed along by a group of people.

A sentence like, “I want to order for breakfast scrambled eggs with spinach but no ham and a green tea.” changes to “I want to order for breakfast a fruit […]

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6 09, 2017

How To Take A Break That Makes You More Successful As A Leader

By |September 6th, 2017|

Rollo May wrote once:
“Human freedom involves our capacity to pause…”

I love these words. What wisdom!

As humans we have the freedom to pause but you don’t always do so. A reason can be fear. If you stop running and take a break, the boredom rising from not doing can be scary. You can compare it with the […]