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Snoozing on the Job

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Should leaders pay more attention to the quality and quantity of their sleep?

"Thanks, your work was almost adequate"

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What *should* leaders say and do when someone's work is disappointing?

Smarter, Stronger, Completer

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

Efficient + Effective = Elegant

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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

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

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If you put down that hammer, I promise I won’t shout

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If you’re stuck in one typical way of doing things or only have one way of looking at things, how do you change?

Un-F*** Your People's Minds to Help Them Change

If your business needs to make changes, first you need to Un-F*** your people's minds - here's why and how.

Can't Keep Up?

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Feel like you can't keep up? 12 ways to simplify your leadership

How to give Moral Support and turbo-charge your leadership

I don't see people giving enough encouragement and approval at work right now. Here's why and what to do about it.

Capability - Part 2

Why you should be worried if people in your business are saying "I don't know how..." And what to do about it

Wind-up or Shine?

If you are irritated by every rub, how will you be polished? Image for you to download #Inspiration #Reframing #Feedback

Behavioural Choice and Change (2/2)

Nine strategies for adopting new behaviours at work. For when you need a different way of doing things:

Excellent!

New image update for you to download. Plus some brief views on striving for #excellence and how important this is

Capability - Part 1

Why teaching new skills isn’t enough by itself to make people more capable or to generate new behaviours at work

Every Time

Inspiration: 12 things to do every time if you want to go beyond your previous limits - in the form of a poem!

Empowering Beliefs (part 3)

How to get real about empowering yourself, by training your mind to filter and focus your attention

The Fast and Furious Guide to Great Rapport

How rapport and great relationships at work start just like brilliant stunt-driving #rapport