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Staying Focused in a World of Chaos and Distraction

  With the distractions that face us everyday, being focused is one of the most effective competitive advantages we can all develop to stand out from our peers. The ability to hold a laser like focus on individual tasks will allow you to get much more done and so discriminate…

Tips to be a Better Mentor

As a leader, you will often need to take time to develop those people around you; your peers and your team members. This can be called mentoring. A mentor is a trusted person that helps team members improve their performance. Unlike coaches,  mentors can be more guiding with direct advice…

Early Symptoms of a Potential Corporate Collapse

With the recent demise of several high profile organisations, it is prudent to look at how organisations move from strong healthy thriving ventures on to the slippery slope that leads to collapse. Some key behaviours that indicate potential management danger at board level include: Autocratic leadership with minimal consultation.  There…

Simplicity – An Expert’s View

In his book Simplicity, Edward de Bono, one of the World’s greatest experts on thinking, outlines his case for simplicity. He believes that complexity is always failed simplicity. Simplicity, he states,  is not always the natural state, you have to make it happen.  And that might require change. Just because…

NLP and Sensory Acuity

The 4-Step Success Formula requires you to have an awareness of how your behaviour is affecting the environment and your progress towards your goals. NLP captures the idea of being aware of your surroundings and the impact you are having under the blanket term of ‘Sensory Acuity’. Essentially, your performance…

NLP and Beliefs

NLP considers beliefs to be arbitrary. They are not truth or facts but merely mental constructions that make us act a certain way. Beliefs are the framework that makes us behave in a certain manner. Change the belief and you open up new possibilities in the behaviours you can adopt.…

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