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The "What if ... " Game

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Plan for unknown, risky or even magnificent situations using "What if ... ". A tool for venturing into the unknown with eyes open

You'll Be Fine

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I so want people to understand, right down in their bones, that they will get through tough, difficult and challenging situations

Thinking is more painful than electric shocks!

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Why people often don't get clear about their desired outcome or choose the best approach to take, before they act

Moral Support and Working Remotely

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The Top 4 Reasons why Leaders aren't doing enough Remote Stroking and Moral Support 

Six Things that Great Time-Management is about NOT doing

"#1 Will Surprise You!" (It won’t – that’s just my silly way of highlighting that #1 is about NOT getting distracted.)

Zooming, Storming, Norming and Performing - Teams and Video Conferencing

How Video-conferencing is impacting the way that teams perform and making us miss crucial problems

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Smarter, Stronger, Completer

You are Smarter than you think, Stronger than you feel, and more Complete than you imagine

Efficient + Effective = Elegant

Why a stripped-back approach and a deep understanding of function is the most graceful way to empower people

Health and Work

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Well-being has a huge impact on success at work. Can you be physically and emotionally healthy and hold down a demanding job?

What Not To Do

Perfectionising, Distractifying, Trivianeering and 4 more things that should be on your Not-to-do list

Don't tell me what I can't do!

My favourite response whenever someone starts imposing their own limits on me. Click through to download your copy.

The Road You're On

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Which matters most: the road you've chosen for yourself and your business; or your commitment to that choice?

Three Bullet Leadership

How leaders can set the agenda, focus attention and create momentum - in three easy bullet points

Puppy Mind

What to do if you or your team member are the kind of person who loves to get distracted or unfocused at work

Leading by Standing Back

The fireworks school of leading and delegating: light blue touch-paper AND STAND WELL BACK

Leading Comes LAST

First you listen, then you learn, then you help, and then you can LEAD

Achieving Change and Progress

Chop the wood and carry the water: use small, daily actions to achieve big things

Too much to do?

Slow is Smooth; Smooth is Fast. The 3S's of making hard work easy.