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Doing it all…

Doing it all…

Two minute read. I recently ran a survey for all the leaders and managers on my mailing list which provided some fascinating results. Most notable was the fact that 83% of them listed ‘managing the volume of work and prioritisation’ as one of their most significant leadership challenges.   This reminded me of a conversation […]

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Tips for Overcoming Pandemic Fatigue: Part Two

Tips for Overcoming Pandemic Fatigue: Part Two

In all the years I’ve been doing the work I do, I’ve never had more emails and social media messages asking for support on a single topic than I’ve had in the past four weeks. That subject is Covid Fatigue….or Lockdown Lethargy. It seems as though many leaders can see their teams are flat and […]

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Soldiering On

Soldiering On

Two minute read. To ‘soldier on’ is to continue doing something even though it is difficult. We often admire people for doing so and hear phrases such as ‘I really admired the way she soldiered on when her department ran into trouble’. Let’s now talk about the R word. Resilience. Resilience and soldiering on often […]

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The Water Bottle Moment

The Water Bottle Moment

3 minute read ‘When bullets are hitting the ground in front of you and it feels as though all hell is breaking loose, you need to be able to respond effectively instead of merely reacting.’ Those were the words of one of my instructors on the Platoon Commanders’ Battle Course that I attended nearly 20 […]

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Corporate Whack Attack

Corporate Whack Attack

3 minute read In a corner of fairgrounds and amusement parks around the world there is a game of ‘whack-a-mole’ gathering dust because  it hasn’t been used since late March 2020, when everything suddenly changed. But the game will have its day once again. There will come a time in the not too distant future […]

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