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What do you actually think? Is common sense common practice?

I support the view regularly expressed by Jim Kerr that common sense is not common practice. In fact, over many years of working, I’ve seen too many supposedly intelligent leaders and managers make some of the dumbest mistakes! One of … Continue reading

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How Often Do You Ask For Feedback?

Over the weekend, I went to a meal out celebrating the 60th birthday of one of my wife’s ex-colleagues. During the evening, he spoke to me privately about the impact my wife had on his life over the 15+ years … Continue reading

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Are these Sacred Cows or Trojan Horses

Are you, like me, fascinated by the mythology which surrounds modern working practices? What I mean by mythology is that growing collection of words and phrases used to describe working practices which have long since lost their true meaning  People … Continue reading

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How empowering is your organisation?

What does the word ‘traditional’ conjure up in your mind? Perhaps it channels your thinking to descriptive words – historic, old-fashioned, conventional, regular, standard, normal, or even established. Maybe those words portray solidity, trust and reliability. It may even suggest … Continue reading

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