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4 Tools to Stop Fire Fighting


In business there is invariably more workload than there is time available. At best, this leads to minor problems remaining unresolved. At worst, fire fighting consumes considerable operational resource and results are average. Could you be more effective?  Symptoms… Read more

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How to Become an Outstanding Leader


The difference between excellent and outstanding is 2mm; whether you are finessing your golf swing, looking to gain the edge for promotion or differentiating your company in a crowded market place it's the final adjustments that can catapult you to… Read more

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7 Questions Leaders use to Build Engagement


Engaging and mobilizing employees can feel like a daunting challenge. However, we have found that a few simple behaviours can make a huge different to improve engagement. It is frustrating to have to read minds For instance, many employees are frustrated… Read more

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13 Ways to Build Trust-Based Relationships


It takes 20 years to build a reputation and 5 minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently - Warren Buffett. On 15th April 2014 “Trust Across America-Trust Around the World” (TAA-TWA) are due to publish… Read more

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How leaders maintain focus amid the noise


Three of the biggest issues that leaders face today are burnout, stress, and being overwhelmed. Leaders must do so much with limited resources, while keeping up with technology, managing a virtual and global workforce that spans multiple generations,… Read more

Building your Personal Credibility and Influence


Self trust can be described in four parts: Integrity, Intention, Capability and Results. The first two describe character, the final two competence; leaders need both. How often do you keep promises to yourself? Are you taking time to work on your career… Read more

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Change Anything! Skillpower and Willpower


Working towards our goals, whether they are personal or work-related often requires us to change existing behaviour patterns. It’s all too easy once we’re back at work and in our daily routines to return to the behaviour patterns that we are… Read more

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Leadership Book Review - One Piece of Paper


Regardless of whether you are established in your career or just starting out I would highly recommend this book on leadership. To quote one of the online reviews “It’s a simple yet profound guide for defining who you are and what you want… Read more

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After only three coaching sessions with Angela my confidence has already improved from 4/10 to 8/10 as I adjust to my new role following promotion.  Angela questions, supports and encourages in just the right proportion to keep me on my toes and leaves me feeling positive about what I can achieve.
- JS, National Sales Manager for a plastics manufacturing organisation