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Guarantees are on Electrical Products

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Is it time to take a big bet on yourself?

Intuition and Persuasion

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Having the guts to persuade other people to trust your intuition

Go for it

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How lucky are you feeling?

Thinking at work isn't dead - is it?

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The smartest bloke I ever knew used to start work with his feet on the desk. Is that still important?

You are amazing

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When inspiration sits in your chair, it makes sense to listen

(re)Invention

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Never be afraid to reinvent your business

Older Articles

Is Your Business Competing?

Where to start if your business is not competing as well as you want it to

Decision Making Hacks Part 2:

How to let fate lend a hand in decision-making to reveal which options are really important

Decision Making Hacks for Teams: Part 1

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How groups of people can get to properly informed, timely and committed decision-making without too much struggle

The Three Stages of Teams and How Entrepreneurs Can Use Them

The power of a well-focused team – combined with a natural entrepreneur

What's your reason for doing what you do?

How to use the reason behind what you do to find motivation and engage with your marketplace

Leading with Motivational Source

How do you know when you or your staff do or don't need recognition? And what tactic should you use?

The Motivation Equation

Motivation is like a chain - only as strong as its weakest link. Here's my top five tips for motivating yourself and others

A Stake in the Game

Musings on the structural factors that help people feel ownership of their work

Are You a Leader?

How do you measure up to these contemporary definitions of leadership?

Three Leadership Lessons Inspired by Long Walk to Freedom

How do we apply the kind of strength and courage that we know is inside us, and lead other people to victory, when it's not clear at all who or what the enemy is?

Manifesto

Here's one of my personal posts which friends really seemed to like. Thought I'd share for everyone to see - a new manifesto:

Men and Organisational Politics

The three kinds of men who fall foul of small-p organisational politics. Why and what to do about it.